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 December 24, 2019
“I decided to greet my coworkers with a ‘Congrats on not dying in your sleep‘“

"Good morning, Warren, and congratulations on once again not dying in your sleep…” is a jocular version of “good morning” that was posted on Twitter by Munsi on January 3, 2011. “I’m saying ‘Congrats on not dying in your sleep’ instead of the usual ‘Good Morning’” was posted on Twitter by Emile Hampton on April 29, 2013.

“I decided to greet my coworkers with a ‘Congrats on not dying in your sleep’ instead of the usual ‘Good Morning’” was posted on Twitter by lisasmoot (and others) on April 29, 2013. “‘Good morning’ is ‘congratulations’ for not dying in sleep” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on December 25, 2019.


Twitter
Munsi
@munsimunsi
Replying to @warrenellis
@warrenellis Good morning, Warren, and congratulations on once again not dying in your sleep…
8:12 AM · Jan 3, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Captain Blake IV
@CaptainBlakeIV
Good morning, everyone!  Congrats on not dying in your sleep!
9:34 AM · Mar 26, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Emile Hampton
@EmileHampton
I’m saying “Congrats on not dying in your sleep” instead of the usual “Good Morning”
11:35 AM · Apr 29, 2013·Twitter for Android

Twitter
lisasmoot
@lisasmoot
I decided to greet my coworkers with a “Congrats on not dying in your sleep” instead of the usual “Good Morning”.
11:59 AM · Apr 29, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
DataScienChris
@ChrisTheDBA
I decided to greet my coworkers with a “Congrats on not dying in your sleep” instead of the usual “Good Morning”
12:20 PM · Apr 29, 2013·IFTTT

Twitter
Hopjacks Sucks
@HopjacksSucks
We great the staff with a, “Congrats on not dying in your sleep,” instead of the usual “Good Morning.”
1:11 PM · Apr 29, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Indie Brew
@Indie_Brew
I decided to greet people with a “Congrats on not dying in your sleep” instead of the usual “Good Morning”.
3:46 PM · May 5, 2017·TweetDeck

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/256Moin256 December 25, 2019
“good morning” is “congratulations” for not dying in sleep.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Tuesday, December 24, 2019 • Permalink