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 November 25, 2017
“My dad told me to invest my money in bonds, so I bought 100 copies of Goldfinger”

A bond (a financial instrument) has nothing to do with James Bond (a fictional British Secret Service agent), but there have been several jokes. UK comedian Nick Hall posted on Twitter on July 10, 2014:

“My dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I’ve just bought 1000 copies of Goldfinger #gottaspendmoneytomakemoney.”

The copies of Goldfinger (a 1964 James Bond film) have varied to 100 or 200 in some versions of the joke.


Twitter
Nick Hall‏
@NickHallSays
My dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I’ve just bought 1000 copies of Goldfinger #gottaspendmoneytomakemoney
8:13 AM - 10 Jul 2014

Twitter
Daniel Hognert‏
@dhognert
I’ve been saving money in Bonds lately. #goldeneye #goldfinger #diamantfeber
6:53 AM - 22 Aug 2015

The Scotsman (Scotland)
50 of the best jokes and one-liners from the Edinburgh Fringe Sara Pascoe is appearing at this year’s Fringe and has a number of entries in our top 50.
Published: 13:19 Friday 04 August 2017
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“My Dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I bought 100 copies of Goldfinger.” Nick Hall (2015)

Twitter
timespliters‏
@timespliters
My Dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I bough 100 copies of Goldfinger
9:19 AM - 5 Aug 2017

Twitter
Home at last!‏
@FixedAtLast
http://My.dad told me to invest my money in bonds....
..... so I bought 200 copies of Goldfinger.
1:51 AM - 6 Aug 2017

7 August 2017, Evening News (Edinburgh, Scotland), “Fringe funnies. . it’s the way you tell them: We’ve made a list of our top one-liners to get you in the Festival mood” by Diane King, pg. 5:
“My Dad told me to invest my money in bonds. So I bought 100 copies of Goldfinger.” Nick Hall (2015)

Reddit—Oneliners
My Dad told me to invest my money in bonds, so I bought 100 copies of Goldfinger.
submitted November 26, 2017 by madazzahatter

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Saturday, November 25, 2017 • Permalink