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 October 09, 2017
“Cockroaches survive nuclear war. Which means America will still have a functioning government”

A popular meme is that cockroaches can survive a nuclear war.  “In the event of nuclear war the only things that will survive are cockroaches. Which means Britain will still have a functioning government” was posted on Twitter on August 21, 2014.

“In the event of nuclear war the only things that will survive are cockroaches. Which means the US will still have a functioning government” was posted on Twitter on August 22, 2014.


Twitter
Bullshit Facts ™‏
@Bullshit_Facts1
In the event of nuclear war the only things that will survive are cockroaches. Which means Britain will still have a functioning government.
4:41 PM - 21 Aug 2014

Twitter
Terence Hodkinson‏
@erichoko96
In the event of a nuclear war the only things that survive are the cockroaches Which means Britain will still have a functioning government.
12:20 AM - 22 Aug 2014 from Liverpool, England

Twitter
Torin‏
@Torin_Smith
In the event of nuclear war the only things that will survive are cockroaches. Which means the US will still have a functioning government.
12:42 AM - 22 Aug 2014

Twitter
Jenna‏
@Jenna7cups
In the event of a nuclear war, the only thing that’ll survive are cockroaches. Which means the US will still have a functioning government.
7:13 AM - 28 Aug 2014

Albuquerque (NM) Journal (August 23, 2017)
In case of nuclear war, scientists say the only thing that will survive is the cockroaches, which means the U.S. will still have a functioning government.

Reddit—3amjokes
In the event of a nuclear war, the only things that will survive are the cockroaches… self.3amjokes
Submitted October 9, 2017 by madazzahatter
Which means America will still have a functioning government…
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COMMENTS
Supdalat
Our Government is run by parasites, not cockroaches.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Monday, October 09, 2017 • Permalink