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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 05, 2020
“Never play tennis with a cymbal. It makes a terrible racket”

"I’ve just seen a kid playing tennis with a cymbal. Terrible racket” is a pun that was posted on Twitter by Marty Lawrence on October 18, 2013. “Racket” can mean “noise” or “tennis racket.”

“Never play tennis with a cymbal. It makes a terrible racket” was posted on Facebook by Indian Hills Community Sign on July 5, 2020.


Twitter
Marty Lawrence
@TeaAndCopy
I’ve just seen a kid playing tennis with a cymbal. Terrible racket.
4:44 AM · Oct 18, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Marty Lawrence
@TeaAndCopy
I’ve just seen a kid playing tennis with a cymbal. Terrible racket.
11:56 AM · Jul 4, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Eweniverse
@eweniverse
Just saw someone at #Wimbledon playing tennis with a cymbal.
Terrible racket.
#BadJokeSunday
9:35 AM · Jul 9, 2017·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Marty Lawrence
@TeaAndCopy
I’ve just seen a kid playing tennis with a cymbal. Terrible racket.
12:40 PM · Jul 3, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Samantha Quek
@SamanthaQuek
I didn’t have the right equipment for my tennis match today...Tennis ball👎🏻
I tried to play with a cymbal, but it made a terrible racket!
#ThisWeeksDadJoke #ImSorry
GIF
5:26 AM · Jul 25, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
Indian Hills Community Sign
July 5, 2020 at 1:51 PM · Shared with Public
NEVER PLAY TENNIS WITH A CYMBAL
IT MAKES A TERRIBLE RACKET

Twitter
Sunny_B
@thesunny_b
Hey I just wanted to let you know to never play tennis with a cymbal it makes a terrible racket
12:20 AM · Jul 6, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Sunday, July 05, 2020 • Permalink