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 September 18, 2018
“I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour”

"Bowling is the ideal sport. It’s basically an hour of drinking beer occasionally interrupted by six seconds of exercise” is a bowling saying that has been printed on several images. American actress and comedian Roseanne Barr, playing Roseanne Conner on the American television sitcom Roseanne ("Lover’s Lane” episode that aired on December 6, 1988) said:

“Oh, come on, I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.”

“I think bowling is the ideal sport. It’s basically an hour of drinking beer occasionally interrupted by six seconds of exercise” was posted on Twitter by Asakania Melvin on April 19, 2013. “#Bowling is the ideal sport. An hour of drinking #beer interrupted by six seconds of exercise! http://ow.ly/i/1YHbP”—an ecard is shown—was posted on Twitter by Flamingo Bowl on April 26, 2013. This form of the saying ("Bowling is the ideal sport. It’s basically an hour of drinking beer occasionally interrupted by six seconds of exercise") comes from an ecard.


IMDb.com (The Internet Movie Database)
Roseanne (TV Series)
Lovers’ Lane (1988)
Quotes

Roseanne Conner: Oh, come on, I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.

January 2009, Real Simple (New York, NY), “15 ways to get more fit” by Kristin Appenbrink, pg. ?:
“I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.”

Twitter
Samantha McIntosh
@DruDreams
is off work and getting ready to go bowling.  “I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour."…
5:32 PM - 26 Feb 2010

Google Books
The Quotable Drunkard:
Words of Wit, Wisdom, and Philosophy From the Bottom of the Glass

By Steven Kates
Avon, MA: Adams Media
2011
Pg. ?:
“Oh, come on, I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.” — ROSEANNE, ROSEANNE

Twitter
ACME Bowl
@ACMEBowl
“Oh, come on, I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.”
5:28 PM - 16 Feb 2011

Twitter
Webster City Bowl
@WebsterCityBowl
“Oh, come on, I love bowling! It’s the perfect workout. Six seconds of exercise, drink beer half an hour.”
-Roseanne
7:27 PM - 12 Apr 2011

Twitter
Asakania Melvin
@bammel86
I think bowling is the ideal sport. It’s basically an hour of drinking beer occasionally interrupted by six seconds of exercise.
10:45 AM - 19 Apr 2013

Twitter
Flamingo Bowl
@FlamingoBowlSTL
#Bowling is the ideal sport. An hour of drinking #beer interrupted by six seconds of exercise! http://ow.ly/i/1YHbP
12:10 PM - 26 Apr 2013

Women.com
28 Bowling Instagram Captions That Are Right Up Your Alley!
Kelley O’Brien
Jul 04, 2018
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Bowling is the ideal sport. It’s basically an hour of drinking beer occasionally interrupted by six seconds of exercise.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 • Permalink