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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from November 25, 2019
“The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering”

The word “staggering” can be both an adjective (meaning “overhwleming” or “amazing") and a noun (the motion of someone who staggers). A pun was posted on Reddit—Jokes on April 16, 2014:

“The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering.”


WIktionary: staggering
Adjective
staggering
(comparative more staggering, superlative most staggering)
1. Incredible, overwhelming, amazing.
Noun
staggering
(plural staggerings)
1. The motion of one who staggers.
2. That which staggers something or somebody.
3. In animation, the repetition of a sequence of frames to show struggling effort

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/SconerJunior April 16, 2014
The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering.

Twitter
Sachin S. Divekar
@ssd532
/r/Jokes http://ift.tt/1makD70 The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering. No text found No text found
10:43 PM · Apr 15, 2014·IFTTT (This was posted after the above.—ed.)

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@BestFunny_Jokes
The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering. http://ift.tt/1h1JcOh
10:51 PM · Apr 15, 2014·IFTTT (This was posted after the above.—ed.)

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/Bakedschwarzenbach November 25, 2019
The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering.
COMMENTS
turbo240
Alcoholics go to meetings, drunks don’t

Twitter
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@guys_and
The difference between an alcoholic and a drunk is staggering.
9:59 PM · Nov 25, 2019·IFTTT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, November 25, 2019 • Permalink