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 July 27, 2017
“Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet”

"Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet” is a jocular one-line saying about stress that has been printed on several images. “Stress is when you wake up screaming & realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet” was posted on the newsgroup rec.humor on January 23, 1999.


Google Groups: rec.humor
Sayings that should be on buttons
A Lieberman
1/23/99
(...)
45. Stress is when you wake up screaming & realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet.

25 January 1999, Vancouver (BC) Sun, “City limits,” pg. B5:
Stress is when you wake up screaming and realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet.

24 July 2001, The State (Columbia, SC), “Sarcasm,” pg. D2, col. 1:
Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you weren’t asleep.

20 March 2003, Kinmundy (IL) Express, “Marion County HCE News,” pg 3, col. 2:
“Stress is when you wake up screaming—and realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet.”

Twitter
Pam‏
@pamibe
Stress is when you wake up screaming and suddenly realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet.
1:37 PM - 9 Jan 2008

Twitter
Carrie‏
@Kes13
Stress is when you wake up screaming only to realize that you haven’t fallen asleep yet.
4:48 PM - 6 May 2008

Google Books
5,000 Great One Liners
Compiled by Grant Tucker
London, UK: Biteback Publishng
2012
Pg. ?:
Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realise you haven’t fallen asleep yet.

Google Books
Laugh with Moe
By Moe Barnard

Bookbaby
2014
Pg. 20:
Stress is when you wake up screaming & you realize you haven’t fallen asleep yet.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, July 27, 2017 • Permalink