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 April 07, 2018
“A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download”

"A picture is worth a thousand words” is an old proverb. In the early days of the internet, pictures were difficult to download.

“A picture is worth 1000 words, but it takes much longer to download” was posted on the newsgroup phl.outdoors on May 7, 1995. “A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download ~ Anon #Quotes” was posted on Twitter on October 4, 2010.


Google Groups: phl.outdoors
What is this group for?? I see no messages here.
Donald C. Snow
5/7/95
(...)
A picture is worth 1000 words, but it takes much longer to download

Google Groups: sci.engr
Does weight = mass?
G.M.Sigut
9/24/97
(...)
A picture is worth a thousand words ... but takes much longer to download!

Google Groups: uk.net.web.authoring
Determined to moan about “px”
Mel C
1/21/00
(...)
“A picture is worth a thousand words, even though it does take a thousand times longer to download.”
Visual Spice

Twitter
Eric Kavanagh
@eric_kavanagh
A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download ~ Anon #Quotes
12:52 PM - 4 Oct 2010

Twitter
The Virtual Circle
@virtualcircle
A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download ~ Anon #Quotes
3:07 AM - 25 Oct 2010

Twitter
Mike Roskoff
@MikeRoskoff
A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download ~ Anon #Quotes
4:30 AM - 16 Dec 2010

Twitter
Steve Johnson
@sjohnson717
A picture is worth a thousand words, but it will take longer to download.
8:11 AM - 17 Mar 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Saturday, April 07, 2018 • Permalink