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 January 31, 2018
“Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation”

"Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation” is a saying that was posted on Twitter by Drew Schnoebelen‏ on February 20, 2012. The phone saying has been popular on Twitter and has been printed on several images.


Twitter
Drew Schnoebelen‏
@Dschnoeb
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation
8:42 PM - 20 Feb 2012

Twitter
Jacqueline ⚡‏
@CrackyJacky3
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.
10:11 PM - 20 Feb 2012

Twitter
🎲 🎲‏
@crymeariverPHNX
pulling out your phone when someone your with is checking their phone is the yawn of our generation.
12:32 PM - 21 Feb 2012

Twitter
Cassie Howard‏
@Wittle_Cass
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.
8:09 PM - 21 Feb 2012

Funny Status
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone…
March 6, 2013 Phone Status Updates
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.

Twitter
GSElevator‏
@GSElevator
#1: Checking your phone after someone else pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.
9:34 PM - 13 Jun 2013

Funny Status
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone…
February 26, 2014 Phone Status Updates
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.

Google Groups: Holistic Quantum Relativity (HQR)
Phone Silence
DK Matai
7/4/14
Have you been to an event where no one speaks? Checking our phones after someone else pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation?

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Checking your phone after someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.
submitted February 8, 2015 by [deleted]
COMMENTS
Zentopian
I find that the yawn is the yawn of our generation, and will be for many generations.

Twitter
Bill Murray‏
@BiIIMurray
Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation.
12:30 PM - 1 Feb 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • Permalink