A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 25, 2017
“A furniture store keeps calling me. All I wanted was one night stand”

"A furniture store keeps calling me. All I wanted was one night stand” is a popular “dad joke.” “Me: ‘How about one night stand?’ She: ‘That’ll be $199 extra.’ This conversation is legal only in the context of a furniture store” was posted on Twitter on April 26, 2009.

The “one night stand” pun became popular in December 2012. “The furniture store keeps ringing me asking me to come back .... All i wanted was one night stand” was posted on Twitter on December 10, 2012.


Twitter
Manas Tungare‏
@Manas
Me: “How about one night stand?” She: “That’ll be $199 extra.” This conversation is legal only in the context of a furniture store.
8:36 PM - 26 Apr 2009

Twitter
Marty Guilfoyle‏
@MartyGuilfoyle
The furniture store keeps ringing me asking me to come back .... All i wanted was one night stand
9:12 AM - 10 Dec 2012

Twitter
C. Dobbs‏
@DobbyFischer
The furniture store keeps calling me to come back and buy more bedroom furniture, but all I wanted was one night stand.
2:49 PM - 10 Dec 2012

Twitter
George London‏
@georgelondon
The furniture store keeps calling me to buy more stuff for my bedroom, but all I really wanted was one night stand. #inthemoodforpuns
9:50 AM - 12 Dec 2012

Reddit—Jokes
The furniture store keeps calling me.
submitted June 8, 2015 by Cyxana
All I wanted was one night stand…

Reddit—Jokes
The furniture store keeps calling me to come back.
submitted December 3, 2016 by Garllic
But all I wanted was that one night stand.

Reddit—Jokes
The furniture store keeps calling me back.....
submitted December 6, 2016 by NBFM16
But all I wanted was that one nightstand.

Odyssey
Apr 18, 2017 // At Denison University
The 42 Most Cringeworthy Dad Jokes
Our favorite middle aged men have been busy at work creating these classic jabs.

MacKenzie Mick
(...)
29. A furniture store keeps calling me.
All I wanted was one night stand!

Twitter
Dad Jokes‏
@GoodOldDadJokes
A furniture store keeps calling me.
All I wanted was one night stand.
#dadjokes
Retweets
11:14 AM - 18 Jun 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Sunday, June 25, 2017 • Permalink