A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from December 17, 2020
“My wife asked if I’d seen the dog bowl. I said I didn’t even know he could play cricket”

"Have you seen the dog bowl?” is a question that usually doesn’t refer to bowling or cricket, but there are jokes.

“‘Anyone seen the dog bowl?’ she asked. ‘No,’ I said, ‘but I’ve seen him bat’” (referring to cricket) was printed in The Daily Telegraph (London, UK) on April 23, 1991. “My wife asked me if I seen the dog bowl.
I never knew he played cricket” was posted on Twitter by Jimmy Ferguson on December 12, 2020. “My wife asked me if I’d seen the dog bowl...I said I didn’t even know he could play cricket” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on December 17, 2019.

“HOUSEMATE: Have you seen the dog bowl? ME: Yeah, his off-spin needs work” (referring to bowling) was posted on Twitter by Harry Myers on November 13, 2014. “Mum: Have you seen the dog bowl? Dad: Yeah, his off-spin needs work though” was posted on Twitter by Stanley on July 25, 2016.

“A mother asked her son, ‘Have you seen the dog bowl?’ ‘No,’ the boy replied, ‘but he’s pretty good at skating!’” was printed in the book 1002 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking (2004) by Michael Hodgin. “A mother asked her son, ‘Have you seen the dog bowl?’ ‘No,’ the boy replied, ‘but he’s pretty good at skating!’” was posted on Twitter by 𝜥𝜮𝜨 on August 9, 2010.


23 April 1991, The Daily Telegraph (London, UK), “Obituary: Charlie Sheepshanks,” pg. 17, col. 4:
He even seemed to enjoy my jokes. Once, one of his daughters said her dog was thirsty. “Anyone seen the dog bowl?” she asked. “No,” I said, “but I’ve seen him bat.”

Google Books
1002 Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking
By Michael Hodgin
Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan
2004
Pg. 12:
Seen the Dog Bowl
A mother asked her son, “Have you seen the dog bowl?” “No,” the boy replied, “but he’s pretty good at skating!”

Twitter
𝜥𝜮𝜨
@CestMoiKen
A mother asked her son, “Have you seen the dog bowl?” “No,” the boy replied, “but he’s pretty good at skating!”
6:34 PM · Aug 9, 2010·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
John Keeter
@johnmkeeter
Honey, have you seen the dog bowl?
No, but you should see him skate!
5:54 PM · Jun 29, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Harry Myers
@PeasOneDay
HOUSEMATE: Have you seen the dog bowl?
ME: Yeah, his off-spin needs work.
6:25 PM · Nov 13, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Stanley
@StanleyTiger
Mum: Have you seen the dog bowl?
Dad: Yeah, his off-spin needs work though
#HereAllWeek
4:31 AM · Jul 25, 2016·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Barry Hopper
@BarryHopper15
@JohnDFox Wife:Have you seen the dog bowl?
Me:Yes,his off-spin needs some work but he shows potential
8:12 AM · Aug 12, 2016·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Frazer Hines
@WhoFrazer
Replying to @cotslifeeditor
When I was married my wife said “ Frazer have you seen the dog bowl?” I replied “ yes he’s crap, but his batting is a lot better “!!
6:53 AM · May 23, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
The Labfather
@le_malc
Replying to @BearBertthe
Grandpa’s favourite was:
Grandma: ‘Have you seen the dog bowl’
Grandpa: ‘No, but I’ve seen him play a few good innings’
2:10 AM · Jun 10, 2020 from Hythe, England·Twitter for Android

Twitter
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@BigBearF1
My wife asked if I’d seen the dog bowl. I said, ‘No, and I’m not happy that you are making him play cricket.’
3:21 AM · Nov 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Jimmy Ferguson
@JimmyFer1077650
My wife asked me if I seen the dog bowl.
I never knew he played cricket.
1:58 AM · Dec 12, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Jokes UK 🔞
@jokesuk
My wife asked if I’d seen the dog bowl…
I replied, “I didn’t even know he played fucking cricket!”
8:17 AM · Dec 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Tinnber December 17, 2020
My wife asked me if I’d seen the dog bowl
...I said I didn’t even know he could play cricket.
Edit: Americans; replace ‘cricket’ with ‘10 Pin Bowling 🎳 ‘

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