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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“Chefs are hard-working, talented artists. And we all turn their best efforts into shit” (4/18)
“Want to stop drunk drivers from killing sober drivers? Ban sober drivers. That’s gun control” (4/18)
Entry forthcoming (4/18)
“Broken crayons still color” (4/18)
“Sometimes we’re tested, not to show our weakness, but to discover our strength” (4/18)
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Entry from December 30, 2017
“Firefighters never want the option of working from home”

"It’s always good to find out you’re going to be working from home, unless you’re a fireman” is a jocular one-line saying from English writer and stand-up comedian Gary Delaney‏ that was posted on Twitter on June 25, 2010. “Its nice to work from home. Unless you’re a firefighter” was posted on Twitter on June 26, 2010.

“Working from home is a very, very bad thing if you happen to be a firefighter” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on May 6, 2016.


Wikipedia: Gary Delaney
Gary Justin Delaney (born 16 April 1973) is an English writer and stand-up comedian.

Twitter
Gary Delaney‏
@GaryDelaney
It’s always good to find out you’re going to be working from home, unless you’re a fireman.
5:56 PM - 25 Jun 2010

Twitter
davidwb‏
@peni5
Its nice to work from home. Unless you’re a firefighter
2:07 PM - 26 Jun 2010

Twitter
Kam‏
@ShishaWorld
fireman the only job where you would not want to work from home
6:25 AM - 3 Jul 2010

Twitter
Gemma Meehan‏
@gemmameehan
@dankipling how can you work from home being a fireman?!?!?
8:03 AM - 17 Dec 2010

Twitter
Horrorscopes‏
@Horrorsc0pes
#VIRGO: You get to work from home today. This would be great news, if you weren’t a fireman.
3:55 AM - 26 Apr 2012

Twitter
sickipediabot‏
@sickipediabot
I got to work from home today,
Which was really bad because I’m a fireman.
1:52 AM - 27 Apr 2012

Twitter
Very Rude Tweets‏
@VeryRudeTweets
I got to work from home today, Which was really bad because I’m a fireman.
8:25 AM - 10 Jan 2013

Twitter
The Hourly Joke‏
@TheHourlyJoke
It’s always good when you find out you’ll be working from home…
Unless you’re a firefighter.
5:00 PM - 5 Jan 2014

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Working from home is a very, very bad thing if you happen to be a firefighter.
submitted May 6, 2016 by colemagoo

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Firefighters never want the option of working from home
submitted December 31, 2017 by QuinstonChurchill

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, December 30, 2017 • Permalink