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 June 01, 2021
“How does an eggplant get to work?"/"In an Uber-gine”

"Eggplant” is called “aubergine” in most of Europe. This has nothing to do with Uber, but there are jokes.

“How does an eggplant get to work? In an Uber-gine” was posted on Twitter by Nadeem Crowe on October 14, 2017. “How do eggplants go to work? They take an uber-gine” was posted on Reddit—3amjokes on June 1, 2021.


Wikipedia: Eggplant
Eggplant (US, Australia, New Zealand, anglophone Canada), aubergine (UK, Ireland, Quebec, and most of mainland Western Europe) or brinjal (South Asia, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa) is a plant species in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Solanum melongena is grown worldwide for its edible fruit.

Twitter
Nadeem Crowe
@NadSings
How does an eggplant get to work? In an Uber-gine
11:03 AM · Oct 14, 2017·Twitter for Android

Twitter
David Bowman
@dlbowman76
Replying to @Joe_Hallenbeck
Next up, the most potent eggplant in human history…
They’re calling it the Uber-gine.
(I thank you.)
7:08 AM · Aug 9, 2020·Twitter Web App

Reddit—DSaF
Posted by u/Alt_AccountA September 9, 2020
Aubergine jokes
What do you call an eco friendly eggplant? Auber-green!
What do you call a french eggplant? Aubergine!
What do you call a terrified eggplant? Auber-scream!
What do you call an Uber eggplant? Uber-gine!

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/davockx June 1, 2021
How do eggplants go to work?
They take an uber-gine.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, June 01, 2021 • Permalink