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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 21, 2022
“Hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July” (very hot)

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“Hotter than noon on the Fourth of July” and “Hotter than the Fourth of July” are related sayings.

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3 July 2009, The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), “Some cool statistics sparked by the Fourth” by Bryan Painter, pg. 16A, col. 1:
You’ve probably heard them for years, the Fourth of July cliches.

“Hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July.” “Hotter than noon on the Fourth of July.” And the generic “Hotter than the Fourth of July.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Tuesday, June 21, 2022 • Permalink