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 November 18, 2017
“I work as a waiter and, no, the pay isn’t great, but I put food on the table”

"I work as a waiter and, no, the pay isn’t great, but I put food on the table” is a popular joke about the job of a waiter. “I work as a waiter. The pay isn’t great but I put food on the table” was posted on Twitter by sickipediabot on December 6, 2010.


Twitter
Andy Webb‏
@webbyand
I work as a waiter.
The pay isn’t great but I put food on the table.
10:24 AM - 6 Dec 2010

Twitter
sickipediabot‏
@sickipediabot
I work as a waiter.
The pay isn’t great but I put food on the table.
11:36 AM - 6 Dec 2010

Twitter
funny humour‏
@funnyhumour
I work as a waiter.The pay isn’t great but I put food on the table.
2:32 AM - 7 Dec 2010

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
Edited by Geoff Tibballs
London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2012
Pg. ?:
I work as a waiter. The pay isn’t great, but it puts food on the table.

Google Books
5,000 Great One Liners
Compiled by Grant Tucker
London, UK: Biteback Publishing
2012
Pg. ?:
I work as a waiter. The pay isn’t great but I put food on the table.

Reddit—Dad Jokes
I’ve started working as a waiter. (self.dadjokes)
submitted September 20, 2017 by that_introverted_guy
The pay isn’t much, but at least I can put food on the table.

Twitter
Shit Jokes‏
@ShitJokes
Just got a new job as a waiter.
The pay isn’t great, but it puts food on the table.
2:54 PM - 5 Nov 2017

Reddit—Oneliners
I work as a waiter and, no, the pay isn’t great, but I put food on the table.
submitted November 18, 2017 by madazzahatter

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Saturday, November 18, 2017 • Permalink