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 August 26, 2017
“I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again”

"I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again” is a joke that has been printed on many images. “"I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.” - Tim Vine” was posted on Twitter on February 9, 2010.

English comedian and presenter Tim Vine had this joke voted the best at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2010.


Wikipedia: Tim Vine
Timothy Mark “Tim” Vine (born 4 March 1967) is an English writer, actor, comedian and presenter, known for his quick-fire puns and his role on the BBC series Not Going Out until his departure in 2012. He has released a number of DVDs of his stand-up comedy and has written several joke books. In 2010 and 2014, Vine won the award for best joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His winning jokes were: “I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again” and “I decided to sell my Hoover ... well it was just collecting dust.” He was the runner up in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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“I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.” - Tim Vine
11:53 AM - 9 Feb 2010

BBC News
Fringe’s funniest joke prize awarded to Tim Vine
23 August 2010 From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
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The top 10 festival funnies were judged to be:
1) Tim Vine “I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.”

Daily Mail (London, UK)
‘I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again’: Best and worst of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival jokes
By Daily Mail Reporter
UPDATED: 19:34 EDT, 23 August 2010
Comic Tim Vine has been crowned king of the one-liners after one of his gags was named the best joke of the Edinburgh Fringe.

Google Books
Readers Digest Funny Family Jokes:
Something for Everyone from Age 9 to 99

By Editors at Reader’s Digest
White Plains, NY: The Reader’s Digest Association
2014
Pg. ?:
“I’ve. just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what–NEVER AGAIN. ” TIM VINE

news.com.au (Australia)
The best one-liner from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival has been named
AUGUST 24, 2017 7:37AM
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“I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.” — Tim Vine

Reddit—Jokes
I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday.
submitted August 27, 2017 by TotalBuilder45
I’ll tell you what, never again.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, August 26, 2017 • Permalink