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 03, 2017
“Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown”

"Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown” is a saying that was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on December 5, 2016. The saying was posted again on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on September 4, 2017.

“Swimming isn’t a sport. Swimming is a way to keep from drowning” is a similar saying.


Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown.
submitted December 5, 2016 by TheRealBig_D

Twitter
Mikey‏
@swikkz
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown
4:05 AM - 5 Dec 2016

Twitter
Shower Thoughts‏
@Thoughts4Shower
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown.
#showerthoughts
6:39 AM - 5 Dec 2016

Twitter
Home&GardenListings‏
@homegardenlist
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown. [via http://reddit.com ]
4:09 AM - 25 Jun 2017

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown.
submitted September 4, 2017 by sleepy_tinkle01

Twitter
Shower Thoughts‏
@TheWeirdWorld
Swimming is basically having fun trying not to drown.
8:33 PM - 3 Sep 2017 (This was posted after the above.—ed.)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Sunday, September 03, 2017 • Permalink