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 July 13, 2017
“I don’t understand why record stores are failing. They have record sales every year”

How can a business with record sales ever fail? A joke was posted on Twitter by SEC Fort Worth‏ on January 2, 2017:

“We don’t understand why record stores failed. They had record sales every year.”


Twitter
SEC Fort Worth‏
@FortWorth_SEC
We don’t understand why record stores failed. They had record sales every year.
8:05 AM - 2 Jan 2017

Twitter
carlo please‏
@RaneBlu
i dont know why record stores failed. they had record sales every year
3:33 PM - 3 Jan 2017

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I don’t understand why record stores failed… (self.dadjokes)
submitted January 4, 2017 by SuperSpy827
...they had record sales every year.
Creds: @FortWorth_SEC

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I don’t understand why record stores are failing (self.dadjokes)
submitted May 10, 2017 by I_Fart_Liquids
They have record sales every year

Reddit—Jokes
I don’t get why record stores fail.
submitted July 13, 2017 by stark0788
They have record sales every year

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, July 13, 2017 • Permalink