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 July 06, 2018
“Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues”

"Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues” is a jocular saying about office supplies that has been printed on several images. “Just read that the paper clip . . . . is the staple for people with commitment issues” was posted on Twitter on April 19, 2010, “RT @Airborne_Ranger: Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues” was posted on Twitter on April 27, 2010. Authorship is unknown.


Twitter
Peggy Cortez
@PeggyCortez
just read that the paper clip . . . . is the staple for people with commitment issues.
6:52 PM - 19 Apr 2010

Twitter
Shell
@shellshokt
LMFAO==>RT @Airborne_Ranger: Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues.
9:03 AM - 27 Apr 2010

Twitter
Yashua_
@Yashua_
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues.
Sent from Funny Jokes http://bit.ly/1DOFTl
4:46 AM - 28 Apr 2010

Twitter
milk
@miilkkk
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues
3:09 PM - 28 Apr 2010

Google Books
Why Didn’t I Think of That?:
101 Inventions that Changed the World by Hardly Trying

By Anthony Rubino
Avon, MA: Adams Media
2010
Pg. ?:
PAPER CLIP
TAGLINE: The staple for people with commitment issues

Twitter
RandomQuotes
@iShootingStarr
Paperclips;
are just staples for people with commitment issues.♥
6:56 PM - 21 Mar 2011

Funny Status
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues…
August 29, 2011 Work Status Updates
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues

Google Books
Funny Status Updates for Facebook:
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By Erik Groset
Charleston, SC: Advantage Media Group
2012
Pg. 156:
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues.

Grouchy Rabbit (posted in February 2012)
Paper clip (noun) - A staple for people with commitment issues.

Twitter
Jeffrey Wright
@JeffWri
“Paper clip (noun): A staple for people with commitment issues.” - Grouchy Rabbit #wisdom
11:41 PM - 12 Feb 2012

Twitter
Bill Murray
@BiIIMurray
Paperclip: The staple for people with commitment issues.
1:08 PM - 12 Nov 2015

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Paperclips are essentially staples for people with commitment issues.
submitted November 15, 2016 by rdmc23
COMMENTS
sacki2016
Feel like this was stolen from u/StuffyUnicorn

Reddit—After_shower_thoughts
Paperclips are just staples for people with commitment issues.. (self.after_shower_thoughts)
submitted November 16, 2016 by _AnonOp

Twitter
Shower Thoughts
@TheWeirdWorld
A paper clip is essentially a staple for people with commitment issues.
6:30 PM - 15 Aug 2017

Twitter
Bill Murray
@BiIIMurray
Paperclip: the staple for people with commitment issues
10:29 AM - 7 Jul 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, July 06, 2018 • Permalink