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 November 20, 2016
“Poverty is hereditary – you get it from your children”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Phyllis Duller
Phyllis Ada Driver (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012), better known as Phyllis Diller, was an American stand-up comedian, actress and voice artist, best known for her eccentric stage persona, her self-deprecating humor, her wild hair and clothes, and her exaggerated, cackling laugh.

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“Poverty is hereditary - you get it from your children” (Phyllis Diller)

Google Books
Great Funny Quotes: Sweeten Your Life with Laughter
By David Young
Round Rock, TX: Wind Runner Press
2011
Pg. 188:
Poverty is hereditary – you get it from your children. — Phyllis Diller

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