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 May 23, 2018
“Hopefully, I’ve got a book coming out soon. Shouldn’t have eaten it, really”

People often say that they have “a book coming out,” but where is it coming out? “‘Hopefully I’ve got a book coming out soon. - Shouldn’t have eaten it, really.’ ~ Milton Jones” was posted on Twitter on April 2, 2009. The joke is from English comedian Milton Jones.


Wikipedia: Milton Jones
Milton Hywel Jones (born 16 May 1964) is an English comedian. His style of humour is based on one-liners involving puns delivered in a deadpan and slightly neurotic style. Jones has had various shows on BBC Radio 4 and is a recurring guest panellist on Mock the Week.

Twitter
Martina E. ÒLuain
@Eehad
‘Hopefully I’ve got a book coming out soon. - Shouldn’t have eaten it, really.’ ~ Milton Jones x)
7:26 AM - 2 Apr 2009

Twitter
Jamie Valerio
@Jamie383
“Hopefully i’ve got a book coming out soon, I shouldn’t have eaten it really” - Milton Jones
4:31 PM - 18 Sep 2010

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
Edited by Geoff Tibballs
London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2012
Pg. ?:
My granddad’s got a book coming out next week. He shouldn’t really have eaten it.

18 October 2013, The Post (Bristol, UK), “Bizarre and baffled brilliance,” pg. 54:
PICK OF THE WEEK Milton Jones Friday, October 18, Colston Hall, Colston St, Bristol, 8pm.
(...)
Expect plenty of bizarre 20-second anecdotes and apercus along the lines of Hopefully I’ve got a book coming out soon. I should never have eaten it, really...

iNews (UK)
50 of Milton Jones’s most ingenious jokes and one-liners
by Alex Nelson
Friday January 12th 2018
(...)
“Hopefully, I’ve got a book coming out soon. Shouldn’t have eaten it, really.”

Reddit—Oneliners
I’ve got a book coming out soon. Shouldn’t have eaten it, really.
submitted May 23, 2018 by cmjuki

Posted by Barry Popik
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