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 03, 2018
“Somebody broke into my house yesterday and stole all my lamps. I was delighted”

"Somebody broke into my house yesterday and stole all my lamps. I was delighted” is a jocular saying. “What happened to the electrian when the power went out? He was de-lighted!” was posted on Reddit—3amjokes on February 4, 2014. “When burglars stole all the lamps in my house I was delighted” was posted on Twitter on April 14, 2014.

“Somebody broke into my house and stole all my lamps. I was delighted” was posted on Twitter on July 16, 2014.


Reddit—3amjokes
What happened to the electrian when the power went out? self.3amjokes
Submitted February 4, 2014 by MS_FarmerI crack myself up
He was de-lighted!

Twitter
Will Turner
@W111Turner
When burglars stole all the lamps in my house I was delighted
4:17 PM - 14 Apr 2014

Twitter
ADR
@ADRmusicuk
Did you hear about the guy who got his lamps stolen? He was de-lighted.
12:58 PM - 7 Jul 2014

Twitter
GRiNsmile
@goodriddlesnow
#JokeoftheDay How did the man feel when somebody stole all of his lamps?...He was delighted! #funny #joke http://goodriddlesnow.com
1:51 PM - 7 Jul 2014

Twitter
Cameron Boon
@BakedBoons
Somebody broke into my house and stole all my lamps. I was delighted
6:35 AM - 16 Jul 2014

Twitter
Franken Berry
@FrankenberryIam
@RobSchneider someone stole all the lamps from my house, I was delighted.
4:58 PM - 18 Sep 2014

Twitter
Shadow.
@ShadowIffatun
A man was De-lighted to find that someone stole all the lamps in his house.
8:41 AM - 6 Oct 2014

Reddit—Jokes
A man returns home only to find out all the lamps in his house were stolen
submitted December 25, 2014 by Big_Boss_Bubba
He was delighted

Reddit—3amjokes
I should have been sad when my flashlight died, self.3amjokes
Submitted December 29, 2014 by LemurScentedDoorknob
However I was De-Lighted

Reddit—Jokes
So, this guy comes home to find his house was broken into and someone stole all his lamps.
submitted January 27, 2016 by AkumaBengoshi
He was delighted.

Reddit—Jokes
Somebody broke into my house yesterday, and stole all my lamps.
submitted April 5, 2016 by willyd75
I was delighted.

Reddit—Cleanjokes
How did the desk lamp store manager feel when thieves stole all his lightbulbs? (self.cleanjokes)
submitted September 19, 2016 by GrayingMantis
He was delighted.

Reddit—Jokes
Somebody broke into my house yesterday, and stole all my lamps.
submitted December 21, 2016 by wackoclown
I was delighted.

Reddit—Oneliners
When I walked into my house and discovered that someone had stolen all of my lamps, I was delighted.
submitted March 4, 2018 by evisceraze

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