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 March 31, 2017
“I used to be a shoe salesman, but they gave me the boot”

A pun about working as a shoe salesman is:

“I used to be a shoe salesman, but they gave me the boot.”

“I worked in a shoe store, but they gave me the boot” was posted to the newsgroup alt.humor.puns on June 28, 1997.


Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
The silly jobs thread
Shelley Levine
6/28/97
(...)
I worked in a shoe store, but they gave me the boot.

Google Groups: alt.radio.talk.dr-laura
Ode For Oooooooooze
Oz
9/23/10
(...)-
“I need a job.  I used to sell shoes, but they gave me the boot."~~~Nemo

Twitter
Chris Ward #72‏
@CRWard77
Loved working in the shoe shop, but they gave me the boot :(
8:57 AM - 19 Jan 2011

Twitter
Ricky Clarke‏
@YA_RickyClarke
I used to work in a shoe shop. But they gave me the boot.
1:04 PM - 2 Mar 2011

Twitter
PUNS‏
@omgthatspunny
I used to be a shoe salesman, but they gave me the boot.
6:15 PM - 23 Oct 2012

Twitter
Puns of Jokes‏
@punsofjokes
I used to be a shoe salesman, till they gave me the boot.  #jokes #makemelaugh
11:16 PM - 31 Mar 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, March 31, 2017 • Permalink