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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 22, 2020
“I was named after my dad. Because I couldn’t possibly have been named before him”

"Me?  I was named after my father, who was named after his father. I should say, ‘named for,’ for how many of us were named before our fathers?” is an obvious saying that was posted on the newsgroup rec.sport.basketball.college on May 26, 1993. “I was named after my father… Obviously, seeing as he was born before me...” was posted on Reddit—Jokesuncensored on October 19, 2018.

“I was named after my dad. Because I couldn’t possibly have been named before him” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on February 17, 2020.


Google Groups: rec.sport.basketball.college
PC strikes Wisconsin athletics
Forrest Smith
5/26/93
(...)
Me?  I was named after my father, who was named after his father.
I should say, “named for,” for how many of us were named before our fathers?

Reddit—Jokesuncensored
Posted by u/madazzahatter October 19, 2018
I was named after my father…
Obviously, seeing as he was born before me…

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/madazzahatter February 11, 2019
I was named after my father, obviously, seeing as he was born before me.

Twitter
twittter? I barely know her
@Rad323
i hate when guys are like “i was named after my father” like obviously you can’t be named before… like wtf
3:24 PM · Jun 19, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/itsplanty February 17, 2020
I was named after my dad
Because I couldn’t possibly have been named before him

Twitter
sad man I guess
@Funthorn
joke day 46
I was named after my dad
I could not have possibly been named before him
1:28 PM · Feb 17, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Neils Arsenal
@NeilsArsenal
I was named after my dad
Because I couldn’t have possibly been named before him Thinking face
1:48 PM · Feb 17, 2020·Twitter Web App

LaffGaff
NAMED AFTER DAD
By laffgaff February 22, 2020
I was named after my Dad.
Because I couldn’t possibly have been named before him.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWorkers/People • Saturday, February 22, 2020 • Permalink