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.

Recent entries:
“If you can read this, I’m not going fast enough” (4/20)
“Alarm clocks, because every morning should begin with a heart attack” (4/20)
“If you can read this, I’m not last!” (runner’s T-shirt) (4/20)
“I thought it was 1.31 miles” (half marathon joke) (4/20)
“I thought they said 1.31 miles” (half marathon joke) (4/20)
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Entry from May 23, 2018
“Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon. They’ll take the money and run”

"Take the money and run” is an old expression. A jocular twist was posted on Reddit—Jokes on May 13, 2017:

“Never give a donation to someone collecting for a charity marathon. They’ll take the money and run.”

“Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon. They’ll take the money and run” was posted on Twitter by LaffGaff on May 21, 2017.


Reddit—Jokes
Never give a donation to someone collecting for a charity marathon.
submitted May 13, 2017 by [deleted]
They’ll take the money and run.
COMMENTS
Mechasteel
Instead, give your money to a company that hires ex-cons to do gardening tasks such as raking. They’ll turn over a new leaf.

Twitter
Mr. Drinks On Me
@Mr_DrinksOnMe
Never give a donation to someone collecting for a charity marathon. They’ll take the money and run.
4:38 AM - 15 May 2017

Twitter
LaffGaff
@LaffGaff
Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon.
They’ll take the money and run.
#funny #jokes #jokeoftheday
5:12 PM - 21 May 2017

Twitter
Sh
@Xsreyx
Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon.
They’ll take the money and run.
5:21 AM - 23 May 2017

Twitter
Dec
@scuba_dec
Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon.
They’ll take your money and run.
2:15 AM - 25 May 2017

Reddit—Cleanjokes
Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon… (self.cleanjokes)
submitted May 23, 2018 by madazzahatterQuality “Ugh” Contributor
They’ll take the money and run…

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 • Permalink