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 November 28, 2021
“Cabbage: the age of a taxi”

There is no “cab” in “cabbage,” but there are jokes.

Daffynishion: Cabbage — The age of a taxi. — Dave Shotzberger, Winterthur, Del.” was printed in Boys’ Life on January 1964. “DAFFYNISHIONS (...) Cabbage—The age of a taxi” was printed in the Chillicothe (MO) Constitution-Tribune on February 21, 1964.

“What do taxi drivers eat?"/"Cabbage” is a related riddle.


Google Books
January 1964, Boys’ Life, “Think and Grin,” pg. 58, col. 1:
Daffynishion: Cabbage — The age of a taxi. — Dave Shotzberger, Winterthur, Del.

Newspapers.com
21 February 1964, Chillicothe (MO) Constitution-Tribune, “DAFFYNISHIONS,” pg.. 4, col. 3:
Cabbage—The age of a taxi

Newspapers.com
24 April 1969, Vancouver (BC) Sun, pg. 48, col. 4:
Q: What is a cabbage?
A: The age of a taxi.

Newspapers.com
12 May 1978, Charlotte (NC) Observer, “Yuks,” pg. 19C, col. 4:
Cabbage
The age of a taxi

Google Groups: rec.humor
C
David Coble
Aug 10, 1995, 3:00:00 AM
Cabbage:
1. A Familiar Kitchen-Garden Vegetable About As Large And Wise As A Man’s
Head.
2. The Age Of A Taxi.

Google Groups: rec.humor
DAFFINITIONSo
Nancy Carson
Jun 5, 1996, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Cabbage...............The age of a taxi.

Google Groups: rec.humor
de-fun-itions
Sheila Feiger
Nov 26, 1996, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Cabbage...............The age of a taxi.

Twitter
inger eriksen
@morosamt
Cabbage: the age of a taxi.
7:45 AM · May 7, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—ApparentJokes
Posted by u/DokCyber August 25, 2021
Cabbage: the age of a taxi
Cabbage: the age of a taxi

Twitter
DocDog
@DocAtCDI
Cabbage: the age of a taxi
10:28 PM · Nov 28, 2021·PunsByDocAtCDI

Reddit—ApparentJokes
Posted by u/DokCyber November 28, 2021
Cabbage: the age of a taxi
Cabbage: the age of a taxi

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, November 28, 2021 • Permalink