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 14, 2018
“Porter, there’s a lamb in my hotel room!"/"Sir, that’s the mini baa.”

"Bar” sounds like “baa” when spoken by someone who drops the “r” sound. A joke was posted on Twitter by Ian Hall on January 13, 2015:

“I asked a porter why there was a lamb in my hotel room. it’s all right sir, he said, that’s just a mini-baa.”


Twitter
Ian Hall
@Ian64
I asked a porter why there was a lamb in my hotel room. it’s all right sir, he said, that’s just a mini-baa.
8:22 AM - 13 Jan 2015

Twitter
Nick Harvey
@mrnickharvey
What idiot called it a lamb and not a mini baa?
4:57 PM - 15 Jun 2015

Twitter
alexandra
@lexandroar
they missed a great opportunity not calling a lamb “a mini baa” @JelenaZivk29
2:54 AM - 1 Jul 2015

Twitter
tina/xander 🐑 ✨
@sheepytina
Where does a lamb get a drink?
From a mini-baa.
7:43 AM - 7 Jun 2017

Twitter
Three Women 🎗
@ThreeWomen_
Replying to @mrnickharvey
If you called it a mini baa, people wd expect to find little bottles of gin inside it. Or worse, find a lamb in a hotel room.
10:52 AM - 28 Aug 2016

Twitter
Ian Hall
@Ian64
I phoned the receptionist and asked why a lamb was running around my hotel room. Sorry, sir, she said, but that’s the mini-baa. #1PUN
8:03 AM - 14 Aug 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityHotels • Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • Permalink