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 September 16, 2018
“Sweet, but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?”

"Sweet, but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. “Her full name was something like Candy Cane, which seemed so perfect. Sweet and twisted” was printed in a 1996 book. “How are NanciD and a candy cane alike?? They’re both real sweet - but twisted!!” was posted on the newsgroup rec.arts.marching.drumcorps on November 30, 2004.

“is like a Candy Cane ~~~ sweet but twisted!” was posted on Twitter by Vivian DeVaney on November 28, 2010. “is sweet but twisted.  Does that make me a candy cane?” was posted on Twitter by Jenny Giles on December 18, 2010. “I’m sweet but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?” was posted on Twitter by Ben Hill on December 20, 2010.

“I’m like a candy cane.. Sweet, twisted and delicious when you lick me” was posted on Twitter by jerick on December 9, 2011.


Wikipedia: Candy cane
A candy cane is a cane-shaped stick candy often associated with Christmastide, as well as Saint Nicholas Day. It is traditionally white with red stripes and flavored with peppermint, but may also be a variety of other flavors and colors.

Google Books
On the Run
By Linda A. Cooney
New York, NY: HarperPaperbacks
1996
Pg. 33:
Her full name was something like Candy Cane, which seemed so perfect. Sweet and twisted. Sugar white hair and mouth rimmed with red. Brittle and sharp, too.

Google Groups: rec.arts.marching.drumcorps
How are NanciD and......
Andyroo111
11/30/04
How are NanciD and a candy cane alike??
They’re both real sweet - but twisted!!

Twitter
Dawn C
@beautifulibroke
sweet and twisted just like a candy cane...i love it! yep..thats me!
9:27 AM - 1 Dec 2009

Twitter
VickyVeil
@TheVicky2
I’m like a candy cane: sweet and twisted all at the time.
6:43 PM - 14 Dec 2009

Twitter
Vivian DeVaney
@Viviande
is like a Candy Cane ~~~ sweet but twisted!
8:40 PM - 28 Nov 2010

Twitter
chelsea
@chelseafollows
im like a candy cane...sweet but twisted
8:20 AM - 2 Dec 2010

Twitter
Becca
@SamJasonsHeart
i’m like a candy cane.. sweet but twisted
11:31 AM - 6 Dec 2010

Twitter
Jenny Giles
@Celtie
is sweet but twisted.  Does that make me a candy cane?
9:26 PM - 18 Dec 2010

Twitter
Kim Vallejo
@kimvallejo
is sweet but twisted.  Does that make me a candy cane?
11:49 PM - 18 Dec 2010

Twitter
Ben Hill
@BenHill_
I’m sweet but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?
10:16 AM - 20 Dec 2010

Twitter
jerick
@jrkvsl_
I’m like a candy cane.. Sweet, twisted and delicious when you lick me.
11:49 PM - 9 Dec 2011

Twitter
Women’s Humor
@womenshumor
I’m sweet but twisted...guess that makes me a candy cane!
9:05 AM - 2 Jan 2012

Elite Daily
29 SantaCon Instagram Captions That Are Way More Lit Than A Christmas Tree
BY ALEXA MELLARDO
NOV 6 2017
(...)
15. “Sweet but twisted… Does that make me a candy cane?” — Unknown

YourTango
These 25 Funny Christmas Quotes Will Brighten Any Grinch’s Day
By Shannon Ullman and Kayla Cavanagh
November 17, 2017
(...)
3. Sounds delicious.
Sweet, but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?

Romper
14 Hilarious Christmas Instagram Captions That Will Get You All The Likes
By Kirsten Nunez
Nov 30 2017
(...)
4. Sweet but twisted. Does that make me a candy cane?”
So cheesy, but so good. Extra points if you snap a photo of yourself dressed red and white, or are wearing striped pajamas on Christmas morning. Bonus points for a winking selfie.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, September 16, 2018 • Permalink