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 23, 2017
“Never drink with a man who has no hands because he can’t hold his liquor”

The term “to hold one’s liquor” doesn’t refer to physical holding in one’s hands, but there are jokes. “Just read about a guy who lost his hands in a terrible accident while he was drunk. Now he REALLY can’t hold his liquor!” was posted on Twitter on December 22, 2011.

“Never drink with a man who have no hands, cause he can’t hold his liquor” was posted on Twitter on March 17, 2014.


Twitter
david nuzzy nussbaum‏
@theNuzzy
Just read about a guy who lost his hands in a terrible accident while he was drunk. Now he REALLY can’t hold his liquor!
2:54 PM - 22 Dec 2011

Twitter
dave‏
@BLESS_BK2013
Never drink with a man who have no hands, cause he can’t hold his liquor.
4:04 PM - 17 Mar 2014

Twitter
Trilliam Shakespeare‏
@SquammieSosaDMG
Can a man with no hands “hold his liquor”?
12:35 PM - 3 Jul 2014

Twitter
Hashtag You’re It‏
@kwoolery73
You know who can’t hold his liquor? I guy with no hands, that’s who you insensitive asshole.
8:54 PM - 26 Aug 2014

Twitter
1Month till Squalor™‏
@Vanessa_FTSK
Replying to @ShaiArctic
“@ShaiArctic: My friend with no hands always gets too drunk because he can’t hold his liquor.” #StopShaian2015
12:31 PM - 30 Apr 2015

Reddit—Jokes
Why did the man with no hands get kicked out of the bar?
submitted August 23, 2017 by enderfinch
Couldn’t hold his liquor.

Posted by Barry Popik
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 • Permalink