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 March 20, 2020
“They said a mask and gloves were enough to go to the grocery store…” (virus joke)

The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak caused many people to wear masks and gloves.

“Guys, don’t get fooled! I was told a mask and gloves were enough to go to the store, but when I got there people were also wearing pants and shirts” was posted on Twitter by PG on March 19, 2020. “To Go To The Grocery Store, They Said A Mask And Gloves Were Enough… They Lied… Everyone Else Had Clothes On!” was posted on Twitter by Pattye Johnson on March 19, 2020.

“THEY SAID A MASK AND GLOVES WERE ENOUGH TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE THEY LIED, EVERYBODY ELSE HAD CLOTHES ON” was posted on Facebook by “Keep the plug in the jug” on March 20, 2020.


Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China on 1 December 2019, spreading to every province-level administrative division of the country by 29 January 2020. On 30 January, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern following an increase in the number of cases outside China.

Twitter
PG
@metalli445
Guys, don’t get fooled!
I was told a mask and gloves were enough to go to the store, but when I got there people were also wearing pants and shirts.
3:30 PM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Pattye Johnson
@PattyeLJ
To Go To The Grocery Store, They Said A Mask And Gloves Were Enough…
They Lied…
Everyone Else Had Clothes On!
11:46 PM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter Web App

Facebook
Keep the plug in the jug
March 20, 2020
THEY SAID A MASK AND GLOVES WERE ENOUGH TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE
THEY LIED,
EVERYBODY ELSE HAD CLOTHES ON

Twitter
Neo
@NEO_ITSU
They adviced a mask and gloves were enough to go to the grocery store.
They lied! Everybody else had clothes on.Unamused faceSmiling face with open mouth and cold sweat
9:16 AM · Mar 20, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Quarantined
@DrWaqarGP
I was told mask and gloves were enough for protection.
But when I got out,I saw people wearing pants and shirts too.
9:46 AM · Mar 20, 2020 from Punjab, Pakistan·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Doc
@DocAtCDI
had to go to the store, I was advised a mask and gloves were enough…
they lied!
everyone else had clothes on!
10:19 AM · Mar 20, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
The BOB
@mackswift
THEY SAID A MASK AND GLOVES WERE ENOUGH TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE
THEY LIED.
EVERYBODY ELSE HAD CLOTHES ON
10:50 AM · Mar 20, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Stone
@stonecold2050
To go to the grocery store they said a mask and gloves were enough…
They lied…
Everybody else had clothes on!
3:52 PM · Mar 20, 2020·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Bell Show Team
@Bell_Show_Team
They said a mask and gloves were enough to go to the grocery store
They lied, everybody else had clothes on.
GIF
10:34 PM · Mar 20, 2020 from Ohio, USA·Twitter for iPhone

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