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 05, 2019
“I’m glad I learned about parallelograms in high school instead of how to do my taxes”

"I’m glad I learned about parallelograms in high school instead of how to do my taxes. It comes in so handy during parallelogram season” is a joke that has been printed on many images. How to fill out income tax forms is usually not taught in grade school or in college, but math (parallelograms) is.

“I’m glad I learned about parallelograms instead of how to do taxes. It’s really come in handy this parallelogram season” was posted on Twitter by Sage Boggs on March 23, 2015.


Twitter
Sage Boggs
@sageboggs
I’m glad I learned about parallelograms instead of how to do taxes. It’s really come in handy this parallelogram season
10:31 AM 路 Mar 23, 2015路Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Scarlett Moffatt
@ScarlettMoffatt
So happy that I learnt all about parallelograms at school instead of how to do taxes, its proper coming in handy this parallelogram season馃憤馃徏
8:31 AM 路 Jan 18, 2017路Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Otalgia June 17, 2016
I’m glad I was taught parallelograms in school instead of taxes, since parallelogram season is right around the corner.

Twitter
Shower Thoughts
@TheWeirdWorld
I鈥檓 glad I was taught parallelograms in school instead of taxes, since parallelogram season is right around the corner.
10:59 PM 路 Jun 17, 2016路Buffer

Twitter
xCodeh
@xCodeh
I’m glad I learned about parallelograms instead of how to do my taxes in school. It’s really come in clutch this parallelogram season.
5:20 PM 路 Feb 27, 2018路Twitter Web Client

Elite Daily
These Tweets About Tax Returns Are Hilarious & So, So Relatable
BY COLLETTE REITZ
MAR 29, 2018
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Cloyd Rivers Pics
@CloydRiversPics
I’m glad school taught me all about parallelograms instead of how to do taxes. It’s come in really handy this parallelogram season. Merica.
4:44 PM - Apr 17, 2016

Google Books
Title Let’s Learn These Parallelograms! They’ll Come in Handy This Upcoming Parallelogram Season: 8.5x11 Large Graph Notebook with Floral Margins for Adult
Author Grunduls Co Quote Notebooks
Publisher Independently Published, 2019
ISBN 1090874820, 9781090874825
Length 102 pages
Subjects Mathematics 鈥 Geometry 鈥 Algebraic

Forbes
Nov 6, 2019, 10:10am
We Need To Be Teaching Kids About Financial Independence
Robert Farrington
Look back on your high school years for a moment. Which subjects do you use most now that you鈥檙e an adult in the real world?

It鈥檚 pretty likely you rarely use trigonometry, algebra, or calculus in your everyday life. That鈥檚 why you鈥檝e probably seen those funny memes about the lack of personal finance education in schools. One of my favorites says:

鈥淚鈥檓 glad I learned about parallelograms in high school instead of how to do my taxes. It has really come in handy this parallelogram season.鈥

Twitter
Bella
@_HellzBellz
I鈥檓 really glad I learned how to do parallelograms in high school math instead of taxes. Really comes in handy during parallelogram season.
9:36 PM 路 Dec 5, 2019路Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Thursday, December 05, 2019 • Permalink