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 December 17, 2017
“I bought a new weed-whacker today. It’s cutting hedge technology”

"Cutting hedge technology” is a pun on “cutting-edge technology.” “Christopher Lloyd treats his garden to cutting-hedge technology” was printed in i> The Guardian (London, UK) on September 27, 1997.

“I’m thinking of buying one of those black and decker strimmers. It’s new - but is it cutting hedge technology?” was posted on Twitter on March 19, 2010. “Just bought a new chainsaw. It’s cutting hedge technology” was posted on Twitter on September 19, 2010.


27 September 1997, The Guardian (London, UK), Weekend sec., pg. 3, col. 3:
Home & Gardens
Christopher Lloyd treats his garden to cutting-hedge technology 59

31 May 2006, The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), “Your Morning Smile,” pg. A2, col. 3:
Scientists have grown trees that trim themselves, an example of cutting-hedge technology.
-- Peter Barwin, Kelowna, B.C.

26 July 2009, Tampa (FL) Tribune, Getaway sec., pg. 9, col. 5:
Answer to July 26 CRYPTOQUIP
WHAT WOULD SOMEONE CALL THE VERY LATEST INNOVATIONS IN TRIMMING SHRUBBERY? CUTTING HEDGE TECHNOLOGY.

Twitter
Jeremy Taylor‏
@MrWriteCzech
I’m thinking of buying one of those black and decker strimmers. It’s new - but is it cutting hedge technology?
8:11 AM - 19 Mar 2010

Twitter
Steve Bull‏
@MrSteveBull
Just invented a new type of blade for trimming Trees and Bushes....... It really is Cutting hEdge technology!!
5:06 PM - 15 Jul 2010

Twitter
BIG_BEAR_F1‏
@BIG_BEAR_F1
Just bought a new chainsaw. It’s cutting hedge technology.
3:00 PM - 19 Sep 2010

Twitter
Joe Langworthy‏
@joelangworthy
I bought a new weed whacker yesterday. It’s cutting-hedge technology! #punnyjokeMonday
2:19 PM - 3 Oct 2011

Reddit—Puns
I was going to make a pun about hedge trimmers… (self.puns)
submitted January 10, 2013 by Zap-Brannigan
But I don’t know enough about their cutting hedge technology.

Twitter
Malcolm Monkey‏
@MalcolmAMonkey
I bought a new strimmer today. Cutting hedge technology apparently.
2:28 PM - 5 Feb 2017

Twitter
Shit Jokes‏
@ShitJokes
I bought a new strimmer today.
It’s cutting hedge technology.
3:55 PM - 21 Feb 2017

Reddit—Jokes
I bought a new set of Electric Garden Trimmers.
submitted November 18, 2017 by Scottish_Hot_Rod
They’re cutting-hedge technology.

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I bought a new weed-whacker today… (self.dadjokes)
submitted December 9, 2017 by madazzahatter
It’s cutting hedge technology…

Twitter
LaffGaff‏
@LaffGaff
I bought a new shrub trimmer today.
It’s cutting hedge technology.
#funny #jokes #jokeoftheday
4:12 PM - 17 Dec 2017

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