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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from November 04, 2022
“Talk is cheap because the supply always exceeds the demand”

“Talk is cheap” is an old saying. One reason frequently given for talk being cheap is that the supply greatly exceeds the demand. (That is, people want less talk and more action.)


Newspapers.com
12 September 1888, Fall River (MA) Daily Evening News, pg. 2, col. 5:
Talk is cheap, because the supply is so much larger than the demand.—[Baltimore American.

Newspapers.com
26 September 1888, Valley Spirit (Chambersburg, PA), pg. 3, col. 1:
They say talk is cheap because the supply is so much larger than the demand.

Google Books
1800 Quotes, Quips, and Squibs
By E. C. McKenzie
Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House
1972
Pg. 52:
1193. Talk is cheap because the supply is always greater than the demand.

Google Books
The Complete Book of Zingers
By Croft M. Pentz
Wheaton, IL Tyndale House Publishers
1990
Pg. 325:
Talk is cheap because the supply is always greater than the demand.

Card Player
DOYLISM OF THE DAY: “Talk is cheap because the supply exceeds the demand.”
by Doyle Brunson | Published: Dec 25, ‘09

Twitter
Chris Brady
@RascalTweets
Talk is cheap because the supply has always exceeded demand.
11:00 AM · Dec 19, 2013·Buffer

Facebook
Indian Hills Community Sign
November 4, 2022 at 3:33 PM ·
(The following text is shown on a sign.—ed.)
TALK IS CHEAP
BECAUSE THE
SUPPLY ALWAYS
EXCEEDS
THE DEMAND

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, November 04, 2022 • Permalink