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 December 12, 2020
“Telephone poles are just trees that got a job”

"Telephone poles are just trees that got a job” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images.

“Telephone polls are trees that got a job” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on November 11, 2018, and “Electric poles are just trees that got a job” was also posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on November 11, 2018. “‘Telephone poles are just trees that got a job’ Me: Stripped of everything and dead inside sounds acurate” was posted on Twitter by BIG ALS BIG CHANNEL on November 12, 2018.

“Telephone poles are trees that got a job” was posted on Reddit—Highdeas on November 17, 2019. “dude i’m gonna be that guy that lets the joke go over his head, but all trees have a job and it’s pretty amazing what they do in that job to protect the environment” was a comment to this.


Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/itsjohnpapa November 11, 2018
Telephone polls are trees that got a job

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/[deleted] November 11, 2018
Electric poles are just trees that got a job
COMMENTS
knowses
Their lives were sacrificed so they could hold wire off the ground instead of producing oxygen and creating shade.
cerealgrits
Well a different job. They were producing that sweet oxygen before.

Twitter
Bippy
@SweetBippySSBU
Telephone poles are trees that got a job
10:39 PM · Nov 10, 2018·Twitter for iPhone (Possibly posted after the Showerthoughts posts above.—ed.)

Twitter
Jolly Raxx
@Araxxor_
Shower thoughts Thought balloon
Telephone poles are just trees that got a job.
4:49 PM · Nov 11, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
BIG ALS BIG CHANNEL
@BIGALSCHANNEL
“Telephone poles are just trees that got a job.”
Me: Stripped of everything and dead inside sounds acurate.
7:26 AM · Nov 12, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Mother Of Sarcasm
@SarcasmMother
Telephone poles are just trees that got a job.
11:21 PM · Nov 13, 2018·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Ninja Phil
@ninjaphil88
“Telephone poles are trees that got a job.” - Anon
1:38 PM · Mar 2, 2019·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Teenagers
Posted byu/[deleted] July 27, 2019
Telephone poles are just trees that got a job

Reddit—Highdeas
Posted by u/Bunny-NX November 17, 2019
Telephone poles are trees that got a job
COMMENTS
CaptainRussia97
dude i’m gonna be that guy that lets the joke go over his head, but all trees have a job and it’s pretty amazing what they do in that job to protect the environment

Twitter
Mother Of Sarcasm
@SarcasmMother
Telephone poles are just trees that got a job and ceiling fans are just helicopters who chose a desk job.
12:43 PM · Jan 11, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
AF yourself a merry lil xmas
@AdamNFaber
Telephone poles are trees
that got a job
And it killed them
8:41 AM · Dec 3, 2020 from Halifax, Nova Scotia·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Just a cowpoke
@Justacowpoke
Telephone and electric poles are just trees that got a job
3:51 PM · Dec 6, 2020·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, December 12, 2020 • Permalink