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 May 23, 2019
“There is one advantage to having nothing—it never needs repair”

"There is one advantage to having nothing—it never needs repair” is a saying that has been printed on many images. “There is one advantage to having nothing—it never needs repair” was printed in “The Country Parson,” a one-panel comic strip by Frank A. Clark (1911-1991), in many newspapers on December 14, 1977.


Wikipedia: The Country Parson
Country Parson, a series of one-panel syndicated newspaper cartoons, always featuring a short aphorism or observation (modeled in part on the original anonymous Country Parsons’ writings), created and written by Frank A. Clark (1911–1991) of Iowa, illustrated by Wally Clark and later Dennis Neal, running from the late 1950s through the 1970s.

14 December 1977, Des Moines (IA) Tribune, “The Country Parson” one-panel comic strip by Frank A. Clark, pg. 3, col. 3:
“There is one advantage to having nothing—it never needs repair.”

Twitter
Jan Malloch
@janmalloch
There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair. - Frank A Clark
10:41 AM - 25 May 2009

Google Books
Motion Graphics with Adobe Creative Suite 5 Studio Techniques
By Richard Harrington and Ian Robinson
Berkeley, CA: Peach Pit
2011
Pg. ?:
There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair. —Frank Howard Clark

Rude Record
February 5, 2016
Relish for Repair
posted in mend, Repair by Rude Record
There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.
Frank Howard Clark

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There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair. Frank A. Clark #ADNOneLoveForALDUB
9:03 PM - 31 Jan 2019

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