A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from October 27, 2017
“I, for one, like Roman numerals”

"I, for one, like Roman numerals”—“I’” is the Roman numeral for “one”—is a jocular one-line saying that has been printed on many images. The saying was posted on Twitter on October 30, 2014.

Variations of the joke had been printed earlier. “I for one… ...but that’s roman numerals for you” was posted on Twitter by Funny Humour on December 1, 2010. “Who wants to learn Roman numerals? I for one” was posted on Twitter by James Martin‏ on June 9, 2014.


Twitter
A Skeleighton!‏
@actualleigh
@kenlowery “Roman numerals: V for five, X for 10, L for 50, C for 100.” “Um, actually, you forgot I, for one.”
5:01 PM - 20 Mar 2009

Twitter
Darren Wright‏
@WrathGrinder
I for one…
...but that’s roman numerals for you.
3:13 PM - 1 Dec 2010

Twitter
FunnyOneLiners‏
@Funnyoneliners
I for one.... but that’s Roman numerals for you.
RT @funnyhumour
9:12 AM - 2 Dec 2010

Twitter
NotDeakins‏
@NotDeakins
I for one think that’s exactly how Roman numerals work.
6:34 PM - 11 Oct 2011

Twitter
er‏
@enanram
I for one am in favour of roman numerals.
12:31 PM - 5 May 2012

Twitter
James Martin‏
@Pundamentalism
Who wants to learn Roman numerals? I for one.
2:21 AM - 9 Jun 2014

Twitter
Simon the Cannibal‏
@Cannibal_Simon
I for one like Roman numerals.
12:22 PM - 30 Oct 2014

Twitter
Pete Bancks‏
@Pbancks
I for one like roman numerals.
8:08 AM - 1 Nov 2014

Twitter
शुऐब‏
@thatshaikh
I for one, like Roman numerals.
11:30 AM - 3 Nov 2014

Twitter
Chris Dunn‏
@chris__dunn33
I for one like Roman numerals
9:10 PM - 5 Nov 2014

Reddit—Ask Reddit
What does “I, for one, like Roman numerals.” mean?
(self.AskReddit)
submitted July 13, 2015 by Xradam
COMMENTS
DarkStar5758
I is 1 in Roman numerals

Google Books
Computational Linear and Commutative Algebra
By Martin Kreuzer and Lorenzo Robbiano
New York, NY: Springer
2016
Pg. 4:
I, for one, like Roman numerals.

15 January 2016, The Oregonian (Portland, OR), “The Edge 01/15,” pg. 4:
I, for one, like Roman numerals

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I, for one, like Roman numerals. (self.dadjokes)
submitted July 12, 2016 by HeyT00ts11

Reddit—Jokes
I, for one, like Roman numerals.
submitted July 5, 2017 by bot_10
I, for one, like Roman numerals.

Reddit—Oneliners
I, for one, like Roman numerals.
submitted October 27, 2017 by noahbailey9633

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Friday, October 27, 2017 • Permalink