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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 31, 2020
Flubro (flu + brother)


Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.

Fritinancy
March 16, 2020
Words of the week: Coronacoinages
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Flu bro. Don’t be that guy who insists “it’s just the flu lol why is the media panicking.” Related: Curlbro.

Twitter
eugyppius
@eugyppius1
Replying to @ramzpaul
flubros: C19 is flu
modelers: actually we fear 2m could die
govt: shit. please everybody stay at home.
modelers: that’s better, we now project 100k+ deaths.
flubros: see? flu kills 80k/year. is just a bad flu bro.
1:33 AM · Mar 30, 2020·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military/ Religion • Tuesday, March 31, 2020 • Permalink