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 09, 2018
“Female wanted; must have own pub. Apply with inn”

Many want-ads say “apply within.” “Friend reqired for drink fun: Apply with Inn” is a joke that was posted on Twitter on August 20, 2010.

A joke included in Jokes for Blokes: The Ultimate Book of Jokes not Suitable for Mixed Company (2011) by Llewellyn Dowd and Phil McCracken is:

“Female wanted, must have your own pub. Apply with inn.”


30 November 2009, The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland) “The Diary” by Ken Smith, pg. 13:
Apply with inn
NIGEL Robson spots a Christmas poster outside a kirk in Greenbank, Edinburgh, which reads: “Carpenter from Nazareth needs joiners”.

Twitter
Paul Harper
@h4rpski
friend reqired for drink fun: Apply with Inn.
11:14 PM - 20 Aug 2010

Google Books
Jokes for Blokes:
The Ultimate Book of Jokes not Suitable for Mixed Company

By Llewellyn Dowd and Phil McCracken
London, UK: Ebury Press
2011
Pg. 202:
Female wanted, must have your own pub. Apply with inn.

Twitter
Tomas ‘the sandwich enjoyer’ Shore
@M0by_Duck
Wanted: a pub, apply with inn.
2:30 PM - 29 Mar 2012

Twitter
Mark Alefounder
@Ind_Broker
Female wanted. Must have your own pub. Apply with Inn 🍺🍻
3:26 AM - 26 Mar 2013

Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
Female wanted; must have own pub.
Apply with Inn.
2:57 PM - 3 Oct 2017

Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
Female wanted; must have own pub.
Apply with Inn.
12:36 PM - 13 Jan 2018

Twitter
Ron
@upminster13
Female wanted; must have own pub.
Apply with Inn.
2:45 AM - 8 Jun 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Saturday, June 09, 2018 • Permalink