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 10, 2020
“Blowing on the wine in your coffee mug to convince the rest of the zoom meeting that it is tea”

Zoom meetings became popular in 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. A jocular line was posted on Twitter by Madeline Hayman-Reber on September 8, 2020:

“Blowing on the wine in your coffee mug to convince the rest of the zoom meeting that it is tea.”


Wikipedia: Zoom Video Communications
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) is an American communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform and is used for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and social relations. Zoom’s business strategy focuses on providing an easier to use product than competitors, as well as cost savings, which include minimizing computational costs at the infrastructure level and having a high degree of employee efficiency.
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Beginning in early 2020, Zoom’s software usage saw a significant global increase following the introduction of quarantine measures adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Madeline Hayman-Reber
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Blowing on the wine in your coffee mug to convince the rest of the zoom meeting that it is tea
5:39 AM · Sep 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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Blowing on the wine in your coffee mug to convince the rest of the zoom meeting that it is tea

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