A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from October 28, 2017
“The airlines have become so cash-strapped, they charged me for my emotional baggage”

A popular airlines joke is that they would charge for “emotional baggage” if they could. “Airlines to charge extra for emotional baggage...” was posted on Twitter on January 18, 2009. “Airlines are so fucked up now. I just got charged for my emotional baggage. Ha!!!!! You can use that one” was posted on Twitter on May 12, 2009.

“The airlines have become so cash-strapped, they charged me for my emotional baggage” was posted on the website Pun of the Day on January 1, 2013. The “emotional baggage” joke has been printed on several images.


Twitter
jayspann‏
@jayspann
Airlines to charge extra for emotional baggage…
3:48 PM - 18 Jan 2009

Twitter
Tony Rock‏
@TONYROCK
Airlines are so fucked up now. I just got charged for my emotional baggage. Ha!!!!! You can use that one.
8:10 AM - 12 May 2009

Twitter
Lorenzo Kidd‏
@bukeye
@mdrabik Things that make u say “hmmmm:” How come the airlines never lose our emotional baggage?
7:31 AM - 13 Jul 2009

Twitter
Chopper‏
@chopper4jk
When the airlines figures out a way to charge for emotional baggage...we’re all in trouble.
9:44 AM - 23 Dec 2011

Twitter
Terry Johnson‏
@WheresMyApple
The airlines have become so cash-strapped, they charged me for my emotional baggage.[Click to Vote!]
- lol
2:06 AM - 1 Jan 2013

Twitter
GreenLava‏
@BloggerSentral
The airlines have become so cash-strapped, they charged me for my emotional baggage. via http://punoftheday.com
2:17 AM - 1 Jan 2013

Google Books
The Traveling Economist:
Using Economics to Think About What Makes Us All So Different and the Same

By Todd A. Knoop
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger
2017
Pg. ?:
Just like any other traveler, I carry my own emotional baggage with me. (The airlines can’t charge me extra for this kind of baggage, although they would if they could—just think of the heavy bag fee!)

Me.Me
THE CHARGES ARE CORRECT SIR THE AIRLINE NOW CHARGES FOR EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE AS WELL THAT’S PLANE WRONG MEME
MEMES 🤖 PLANE SIR AIRLINE NOW FOR WELLS WELL AS WELL BAGGAGE WRONG EMOTIONAL THE CORRECT WELLNESS THATS ARE
FOUND @ 534 LIKES ON 2017-08-28 08:40:34 BY ME.ME
SOURCE: FACEBOOK

Reddit—Oneliners
The airlines have become so cash-strapped, they charged me for my emotional baggage.
submitted October 28, 2017 by wonliners

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Saturday, October 28, 2017 • Permalink