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 December 06, 2017
“I’m beginning to think that I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen”

Bananas go bad very quickly. “I’m beginning to think that I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen” is a jocular one-line saying that has been printed on several images. “I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home” was posted on Twitter by Chopper on November 13, 2011.

“Kitchen” sometimes replaces “home” in the saying. “I’m convinced I now buy bananas just to watch them die a slow and painful death on my kitchen counter” was posted on Twitter on November 14, 2011. “I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen” was posted on Twitter on July 16, 2012.


Twitter
Chopper‏
@chopper4jk
I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home.
2:50 PM - 13 Nov 2011

Twitter
Beth‏
@bethlaf1
They. Are not for the suicide prone RT @chopper4jk: I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home.
3:01 PM - 13 Nov 2011

Twitter
Timi Ököya‏
@timimatic
Lol! RT @chopper4jk: I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home.
3:21 PM - 13 Nov 2011

Twitter
Josiah Anthony‏
@Java_Jo
I’m convinced I now buy bananas just to watch them die a slow and painful death on my kitchen counter
6:40 PM - 14 Nov 2011

Twitter
Whitney Bailey‏
@WhitneyLanell
I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die slowly on my kitchen table. #smh
12:19 PM - 3 Apr 2012

Twitter
gies ✌🏽‏
@its_COmeDY_G
I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen
11:05 PM - 16 Jul 2012

HuffPost
THE BLOG 02/28/2013 02:24 pm ET Updated Apr 30, 2013
What To Do With Expired Food
By Jeanette Pavini
“I’m starting to think I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my own home.” —Anonymous.

Twitter
OMGFactsSex‏
@OMGFactsSex
I’m beginning to think that I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen.
1:03 PM - 25 Dec 2013

Twitter
Bill Murray‏
@BiIIMurray
I’m beginning to think that I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen.
10:29 AM - 1 Apr 2014

Twitter
Bill Murray‏
@BiIIMurray
I’m beginning to think that I buy bananas just to watch them die a slow death in my kitchen.
4:15 PM - 7 Dec 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, December 06, 2017 • Permalink