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 June 14, 2018
“Cucumbers are just crunchy water”

Are cucumbers mostly water? “@lisam75 are you serious? i love cucumber! what’s not to like, sure they’re just crunchy water” was posted on Twitter on August 8, 2009. “A cucumber tastes like crunchy water” was posted on Twitter on June 2, 2010. “Cucumbers are just crunchy water #saturdaykitchen” was posted on Twitter on February 5, 2011.

Similar food sayings are “Celery is just crunchy water,” “Lettuce is just crunchy water,” “Vegetables are just crunchy water,” “Watermelon is just crunchy juice” and “Watermelon is just crunchy water.”


Twitter
Lauren Rutherford
@Rutherfordium
@lisam75 are you serious? i love cucumber! what’s not to like, sure they’re just crunchy water smile
12:33 PM - 8 Aug 2009

Twitter
KJ
@anerdover9000
@lanadico @yoreallycece A cucumber tastes like crunchy water.
9:18 PM - 2 Jun 2010

Twitter
Rob
@buttondownrob
Cucumbers are fast becoming my favorite vegetable.  They’re like crunchy water.
11:54 AM - 16 Jun 2010

Twitter
Richard Mayes
@caveman_dick
Facts about Cucumbers (AKA Crunchy water) http://thespanian.wordpress.com/2009/12/03/facts-you-may-not-know-about-cucumber/
2:59 PM - 19 Jun 2010

Twitter
Awkward Claira
@awkwardclaira
“Cucumbers taste like crunchy water.”
2:45 AM - 21 Jun 2010

Twitter
Gavin Haslehurst
@londongaz
@phaslehurst Cucumbers are just crunchy water #saturdaykitchen
6:08 AM - 5 Feb 2011

Twitter
Tunic Bumflek
@TunicBumflek
Cucumbers are basically crunchy water.
12:06 PM - 24 Jul 2011

Twitter
DA STEP DADDY OF RAP
@DamienSwag4dayz
the flavor of vegetables seem so unnecessary. tomatoes taste like water, cucumbers taste like water, lettuce taste like crunchy water
7:17 PM - 8 May 2012

Twitter
Alexander Kirk
@Alexander_Kirk
Cucumbers taste like crunchy water.
2:53 PM - 13 Jan 2015

Twitter
Rob Moriarty
@robmoriarty
#VegFeb Day 15: Cucumber (in the sarnie too!) it may as well be called “98% crunchy water”! http://bit.ly/1vIifLY
5:02 PM - 15 Feb 2015

Twitter
Mark Ⴟ Delaney
@markdelaneysays
Cucumbers: Are They Just Crunchy Water?
#HotTakeNation
2:32 PM - 10 Feb 2017

Twitter
mrs. worldwide
@baileymooreeee
cucumbers are just crunchy water
9:40 PM - 27 May 2018

Twitter
s(h)onny’s Big 10k 📌
@TMLSHW
cucumbers are Crunchy Water
2:06 AM - 12 Jun 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, June 14, 2018 • Permalink