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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 19, 2017
“Is it Friday yet?”

"Is it Friday yet?” is a work saying that has been printed on many images. “Is it Friday yet?” was cited in print in 1913 and 1927, but became popular by at least 1978, when it was put on a poster along with a picture of a kitten.

Australian-Canadian country music singer Gord Bamford released the song “Is It Friday Yet?” in 2012.

Google Books
November 1913, Woman’s Home Companion, pg. 12, col. 2:
“Oh, Is It Friday yet?” she exclaimed. She was told, soothingly, that Friday was a long way off, but presently she repeated the question, so anxiously that an older voice commanded.

“Find out what is troubling her. Miss Grayson.”

21 January 1927, Charleston (SC) Evening Post, pg. 10-A, col. 4:
(Citadel Square Church)
Is it Friday yet?

Google Books
Time Out For Coffee
By Jeanette Lockerbie
Chicago, IL: The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Pg. 109:
It portrays a kitten with a world of expression on its face saying, “Is it FRIDAY yet?” It’s an amusing picture, and my friend assures me it never fails to evoke comments such as, “That’s how I feel, too.”

Friday. What is it about our job that makes Friday such a pinnacle day?

19 April 1985, San Francisco (CA) Chronicle, pg. 45:
Is It Friday Yet?
By Herb Caen

26 August 1986, Greensboro (NC) News & Record, “Schools open; few problems” by Steve Berry and Meredith Barkley, pg. B1, col. 1:
At Dudley High School, a student strutted the halls wearing a T-shirt asking: “Is it Friday yet?”

OCLC WorldCat record
Is it Friday yet?
Author: Greg Evans
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, ©1987.
Series: Pacer books for young adults
Edition/Format: Print book : English

6 April 1987, Toronto (ON) Star, “He’ll remove your shorts electrician’s sign states” by George Gamester, pg. A2, col. 6:
All set for another back-to-work Monday friends?

Or are you like the guy whose bumper sticker pleads:


OCLC WorldCat record
IS IT FRIDAY YET? Some suggestions on how to handle work-related job stress
Author: RHI Management
Publisher: [Willowdale, Ont, etc.] Canadian Institute of Management.
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication: Canadian manager. Manager canadien. 25, Part 4 (2000): 23
Database: ArticleFirst

Is it friday yet? Ohh wait....YAY!!!
10:55 PM - 26 Oct 2006

Jennifer Bullock‏
is it friday yet?
8:01 PM - 14 Nov 2006

Patrick Barry‏
is it friday yet?
8:28 PM - 27 Nov 2006

Urban Dictionary
Is it Friday yet?
A person that likes Friday very much.
He/She cant wait for Friday.
Most of them have “Rebecca-Black-Syndrome” (or) “RB-Syndrome”.
Is it Friday yet? I cant wait for Friday! We are going to have fun fun fun fun!
#friday#rebecca#black#rebecca black#weekend#fun#which#seat#can#i#take
by Ben380 December 30, 2011

OCLC WorldCat record
Is it Friday yet?
Author: Gord Bamford
Publisher: Toronto : Sony Music Canada, 2012.
Edition/Format: Musical CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
Country/folk artist Gord Bamford’s fifth album.

Stephano Barberis
Published on Mar 3, 2012
Official music video for “Is It Friday Yet” performed by Sony Music Entertainment artist Gord Bamford. Directed by multiple award winner Stephano Barberis.

Google Books
Is It Friday Yet? Inspirational Journal: Pink
Original Jo’s Original Jo’s Journal
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Jan 10, 2017 - 150 pages
Is It Friday Yet!? With 150 lined pages, this 6"x9" notebook has lots of space for you to record your dreams, thoughts & ideas. Whether for at home, work or anywhere else, this professionally designed notebook is perfect for you!

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