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 March 07, 2016
“Life is like a bowl of soup. You only get blown if you’re hot”

“Life is just a bowl of cherries” is an old saying. A soup version is:

“Life is like a bowl of soup. You only get blown if you are hot.”

The jocular saying has been printed on T-shirts and ecards. The saying possibly originated as a Demotivational poster. “Life is like a bowl of soup.. You only get blown if your hot” was cited on Twitter on May 31, 2011.


Twitter
Sinoeth Palacios
‏@Sinoeth
Life is like a bowl of soup.. You only get blown if your hot.
5:55 AM - 31 May 2011

Twitter
Breakups/Makeups
‏@MAKEUP_SEX
Life is like a bowl of soup.. You only get blown if your hot
10:31 AM - 31 May 2011

Twitter
KiD_RED
‏@dieqoAmazin
Life is like a bowl of soup.. You only get blown if you’re hot.
10:30 PM - 31 May 2011

Google Books
Top Twat Twit Tosh
By Paul Bowden
Published by author
July 21, 2011
Pg. ?:
Life is like a bowl of soup - you only get blown if you’re hot!

reddit—Shower Thoughts
Life is like a bowl of soup; you only get blown if you’re hot.
submitted October 25, 2014 by CTGadham2000

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, March 07, 2016 • Permalink