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 March 24, 2018
“Shopping for antiques won’t make you gay, but it will make you buy curios”

"Buy curios” sounds like “bi-curious.” “ I’ve just spent £350 on various items in an antique shop- does that make me buy curios?” was posted on Twitter on December 24, 2009. “Having an interest in antiques doesn’t make you gay, but it might make you buy curios” was posted on Twitter by Henry James on May 18, 2011.

“Shopping for antiques won’t make you gay, but it will make you buy curios. http://bit.ly/MOOv8k via @sickipedia” was posted on Twitter on June 26, 2012.


Twitter
Mike Nolan
@takethemike
Replying to @LitterrBox
@VizLetterBocks I’ve just spent £350 on various items in an antique shop- does that make me buy curios?
6:23 AM - 24 Dec 2009

Twitter
Henry James
@thishenryjames
Having an interest in antiques doesn’t make you gay, but it might make you buy curios.
2:01 AM - 18 May 2011

Twitter
Fresh Stand Up
@FreshStandUp
Shopping for antiques won’t make you gay, but it will make you buy curios. http://bit.ly/MOOv8k via @sickipedia
7:21 AM - 26 Jun 2012

Reddit—Jokes
Shopping for antiques won’t make you gay…
submitted June 28, 2012 by Belmish
...but it will make you buy curios.

Reddit—Jokes
Shopping for antiques wont make you gay
submitted May 2, 2017 by StromInATeacup
But it could make you buy curios

Twitter
John
@JFD1960
Shopping for antiques won’t make you gay but it will make you buy curios
7:31 PM - 24 Mar 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, March 24, 2018 • Permalink