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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 04, 2021
“Remember kids, don’t play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who have been drinking”

"Remember kids, don’t play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who have been drinking all day” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. The saying has been popular regarding July 4th fireworks.

“remember kids, it’s not safe for you to play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who have been drinking all day #july4” was posted on Twitter by Ladan Nowrasteh on July 3, 2010. “Hey kids, don’t play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who’ve been drinking all day” was posted on Twitter by Patrick Bateman later on July 3, 2010. “Kids, be safe and don’t play with the fireworks.  Leave that to the adults who have been drinking all day” was posted on Twitter by fayebrowndc on July 4, 2010. Authorship is uncertain.


Twitter
Ladan Nowrasteh
@ladansusan
remember kids, it’s not safe for you to play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who have been drinking all day #july4
1:14 PM · Jul 3, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Patrick Bateman
@Bateman48
Hey kids, don’t play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults who’ve been drinking all day.
5:38 PM · Jul 3, 2010·Twitter SMS

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fayebrowndc
@fayebrowndc
Kids, be safe and don’t play with the fireworks.  Leave that to the adults who have been drinking all day.
9:15 AM · Jul 4, 2010·Twitter Web Client

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Thomas Ginley
@theblacksheep74
Happy 4th of July! Now remember kids, don’t play with fireworks. Leave it to the adults that have been drinking all day…
1:31 PM · Jul 4, 2010·erased858

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Laura Rodowsky
@LauraRodowsky
Happy 4th everyone!  Remember kids, don’t play with fireworks.  Let the adults that have been drinking all day do that for you.
12:01 AM · Jul 3, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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L_Santiago
@L_Santiago
Remember kids don’t play with fireworks you can get hurt. Let the adults who have been drinking all day handle them.
5:15 PM · Jul 3, 2011·TweetDeck

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Cody Richard
@CodyRichard_
Remember kids, be safe this July 4th and don’t play with fireworks. Have the adults who have been drinking all day set them off
10:34 AM · Jul 2, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

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Jerseygirl #FBR
@gggirl924
Remember kids, don’t play with fireworks! Leave that up to the adults who have been drinking all day. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July.
6:31 AM · Jul 4, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

YourTango
50 Best 4th Of July Memes & Funny Independence Day Quotes To Share
Kaitlin Kaiser
07/03/2021
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7. “Remember kids, don’t play with fireworks. Have the adults who have been drinking all day set them off. Happy 4th of July!”

Twitter
YS
@NYinLA2121
PSA: Please kids do not play with fireworks this July 4th. Let the adults who have been drinking all day set them off.
6:23 PM · Jul 3, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
El Arroyo is at El Arroyo.
July 4, 2021 at 12"16 PM · Austin, TX ·
In all seriousness, stay safe out there today y’all! Happy 4th 🇺🇸
(The following text is shown on the restaurant’s sign.—ed.)
REMEMBER KIDS, DON’T PLAY
W/FIREWORKS! LET THE
ADULTS WHO’VE BEEN
DRINKING ALL DAY DO IT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Sunday, July 04, 2021 • Permalink