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 February 23, 2018
“Grocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to turnip the covers endive into bed”

A greengrocer joke was posted on the websites Pun of the Day and Twitter on December 17, 2010:

“Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.”


Pun of the Day
Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.
Kap’n Klystron - Suffern, NY

Twitter
Irene Carole‏
@irene411
Replying to @JasonRitter
@JasonRitter Grocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.
3:14 PM - 17 Dec 2010

Twitter
Wendy Perry‏
@tweetsfromwendy
Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.
4:51 PM - 17 Dec 2010

Google Groups: Fed2 Star
Fed2 Star - December 19, 2010 - page 3 (of 3)
Fi Craig
12/19/10
(...)
EIGHTFOLD PUN OF THE WEEK
Stardate: 129260:1768 - Occy: Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed

Twitter
ThePUNisher‏
@_PunMaster
Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed
3:53 PM - 23 Sep 2012

Twitter
PUNS‏
@omgthatspunny
Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.
1:46 PM - 26 Aug 2013

Google Books
Lots of Jokes for Kids
By Zonderkidz
Grand Rapids, MI: Zonderkidz
2015
Pg. ?:
Farmers earn a meager celery, come home beet, and just want to read the pepper, turnip the covers, endive into bed.

Facebook
UnKNOWN PUNster
September 18, 2017 ·
Greengrocers earn a meager celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed. #UnKNOWN_PUNster

Twitter
Chris Heaton-Harris‏
@chhcalling
Greengrocers earn a decent celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.
11:00 AM - 12 Jan 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, February 23, 2018 • Permalink