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 June 01, 2018
“I wanted to place a bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud”

A joke about a silent auction was posted on the website Pun of the Day on May 20, 2018:

“I wanted to bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud.”

The bid was not “aloud” (a pun on “allowed").


Wiktionary—silent auction
Noun
silent auction
(plural silent auctions)
1. An auction where people write bids on a piece of paper, and whoever has the highest bid wins the item

Pun of the Day
I wanted to bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud.
reif - hawaii

Twitter
Just another Jokes
@factjokes
I wanted to bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud. Comment On This Pun!
3:09 AM - 30 May 2018

Twitter
Daily Humour
@humourstic
I wanted to bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud. Comment On This Pun!
3:38 AM - 30 May 2018

Reddit—Oneliners
I wanted to place a bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud.
submitted May 31, 2018 by webguy1975

Twitter
JokeFarm
@_JokeFarm
I wanted to place a bid at the silent auction, but it was not aloud. #joke #jokes
9:07 PM - 31 May 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, June 01, 2018 • Permalink