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 December 17, 2017
“A midget walks into a bar…” (bar joke)

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

“A midget walks into a bar. The bar was set too low.”

“A midget walks into a bar. That was a low fucking bar” was posted on Twitter on May 10, 2010. “A midget walks into a bar, it was set low for this joke” was posted on Twitter on May 7, 2012. “A midget walks into a bar. The bar was set too low” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 6, 2014.

“A dwarf walks into a bar...” is a related joke.


Twitter
Riley Padron‏
@RileyRoadkill
A midget walks into a bar. That was a low fucking bar.
6:56 PM - 10 May 2010

Twitter
Sawyer Diasmae‏
@Diasmae
Replying to @FilterlessFemme
@FilterlessFemme a midget walks into a bar… It was a really low hanging bar.
11:38 AM - 14 Jul 2011

Twitter
Thomas Smith‏
@Krauldar
A midget walks into a bar, it was set low for this joke
11:27 AM - 7 May 2012

Twitter
Mike‏
@MHanna39
So a midget walks into a bar...it was a really low bar
12:51 AM - 16 May 2012

Reddit—Jokes
A midget walks into a bar…
submitted June 6, 2014 by gt_9000
The bar was set too low.

Twitter
Ellipsis‏
@pratikonomics
A midget walks into a bar.
The bar has been set low for this joke.
6:23 AM - 10 Sep 2014

Reddit—Jokes
A midget walks into a bar
submitted February 24, 2016 by hoosyourdaddyo
I guess it was set too low

Twitter
Top Reddit Jokes‏
@topredditjokes
A midget walked into a bar I guess it was set too low.
5:17 AM - 26 Oct 2016

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