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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from October 12, 2020
“A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern…” (bar joke)

“A guy walks into a bar...” is a typical form of what has been called the “bar joke.” A thesaurus version is:

“A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern...”

“A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern” was posted on Twitter by “socially distant steve is voting for biden” on July 19, 2013.


Twitter
socially distant steve is voting for biden
@IGotsSmarts
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern.
9:58 PM · Jul 19, 2013·Tweetbot for iOS

Twitter
NowAndZin
@randyfuller1
Bartender says “We don’t serve lexicons” ? RT
@igotssmarts: A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern.
10:20 AM · Jul 20, 2013·Hootsuite

Twitter
Rach Joy
@rjoy21
‘A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern’.. took me a while but I got there #dadjokes #badjokes
11:55 AM · Aug 31, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Chicago (IL) Tribune
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By ERIC ZORN
JUN 03, 2015 AT 10:37 AM
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern…. ‏@IGotsSmarts 19.13%

Twitter
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@_JRHall
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern to procure a beverage…
2:42 PM · Feb 15, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Robert Wilkinson
@robertwlk
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern…
1:30 PM · Jul 25, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
The Dad Joke Man
@DadJokeMan
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern…
1:57 AM · Oct 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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