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 April 03, 2020
“How do dancers ensure job continuity during the Covid crisis?"/"They twerk from home.”

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic forced many people to work from home. The joke “twerk from home” had been used earlier, but was popularized during this time.

“Twerk From Home?” was posted on Twitter by Megan Quarantino on March 8, 2020. “Trying to institute a temporary twerk from home program for all my concerned strippers out there” was posted on Twitter by Otsumami Boy on March 11, 2020. “How do dancers ensure job continuity during the Covid crisis? They twerk from home” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on April 3, 2020.


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.

Twitter
Megan Quarantino
@americanmegalo
Replying to @BenLoggedOn and @kristineyjones
Twerk From Home?
12:59 PM · Mar 6, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Otsumami Boy
@ogbillybatson
Trying to institute a temporary twerk from home program for all my concerned strippers out there.
1:51 AM · Mar 11, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Rodeo Legend Mason Saunders
@wiggyslice
Coronavirus so bad even strippers twerking from home.
Quote Tweet
CNN
@CNN
· Mar 12
Companies are asking employees to work remotely amid the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some tips on how to stay well-balanced while working from home. https://cnn.it/3aKUudk
10:54 PM · Mar 12, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Shola Sawari
@SholaSawari
all the strippers are twerking from home #QuarantineAndChill
1:58 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
QuarantinEd
@edgeronia
I wonder what exotic dancers are doing right now. Are they twerk from home?
7:34 AM · Mar 14, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Hickman Bell - Moonage Daydreamer
@HickmanBell5
Did you hear what happened to Nicki Minaj & Cardi B during the Coronavirus quarantine?
They were forced to twerk from home.
#ThursdayThoughts
@Eddie_Brill
2:15 AM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter Web App

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liz grant
@lizgrantcomedy
Are strippers twerking from home?
#workingfromhome #comedy #comedy #Puns
12:49 PM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
William Shillibier
@Shillibier
Did you hear what @lizzo is doing to help during the coronavirus lockdowns?
She’s twerking from home
h/t @marcrebillet
12:04 PM · Mar 25, 2020·TweetDeck

Twitter
Richard Cage, Esq.
@realturkeytom
What do strippers do when they’re quarantined?
Twerk from home
3:55 PM · Mar 26, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Gary Delaney
@GaryDelaney
Shout out to all the women in rap videos who are now twerking from home.
1:46 PM · Mar 27, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
Ian Fisackerly‎ to One Liners And Snappy Gags
March 29, 2020 at 10:20 AM ·
Shout out to all the women in rap videos, who are now twerking from home!

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/kilokiilo April 3, 2020
How do dancers ensure job continuity during the Covid crisis?
They twerk from home.

Twitter
Twisted Slinky
@Coverchrg
How are dancers making money now? They twerk from home.
9:47 PM · Apr 3, 2020·Twitter Web App

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