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 April 27, 2019
“My wife asked me to put ketchup on the shopping list. I can’t read a word now”

There’s a difference between putting the name of a food on the shopping list and putting the actual food on the list, but there are jokes. “My wife asked me to put ketchup on the shopping list” was posted on Twitter by Ken Mayes on January 31, 2016—with a picture of a shopping list with ketchup on it. “My wife asked me to put tomato ketchup on the shopping list that I was writing out. I can’t read a bloody word now” was posted on Twitter by Andy Zavros on April 14, 2019.

“My wife asked me to put tomato ketchup on the shopping list that I was writing out. I can’t read a fucking word now” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on April 16, 2019.


Twitter
Ken Mayes
@kenmayes
My wife asked me to put ketchup on the shopping list.  #Hipstamatic
(A shopping list is shown with a ketchup stain on it.—ed.)
12:25 PM - 31 Jan 2016

Twitter
Andy Zavros
@zavy44
My wife asked me to put tomato ketchup on the shopping list that I was writing out.
I can’t read a bloody word now.
5:08 AM - 14 Apr 2019

Twitter
alankemp 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
@alkemp57
My wife asked me to put Tomato Ketchup on the shopping list I was writing
Can’t read a word of it now
5:39 AM - 14 Apr 2019

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
My wife asked me to put tomato ketchup on the shopping list that I was writing out.
I can’t read a fucking word now.
6:16 AM - 14 Apr 2019