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.

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Entry from July 20, 2017
“Today I learned that ‘Wet Floor’ signs are not a request”

Many buildings have “Wet Floor” signs, indicating that people should walk there only with great caution. The sign usually means that the floor has just been cleaned. A joke is:

“Today I learned that ‘Wet Floor’ signs are not a request.”

“Apparently ‘Wet Floor’ signs are not a request” was posted on Twitter on January 12, 2017. “Today I learned ‘Wet Floor’ signs are not a request” was posted on Twitter by Andrew on April 5, 2017.

Twitter
Dan Bandekow‏
@Bandekow
Apparently “Wet Floor” signs are not a request.
12:50 PM - 12 Jan 2017

Twitter
Andrew‏
@ibxtoycat
Today I learned “Wet Floor” signs are not a request
4:54 AM - 5 Apr 2017

Reddit—Oneliners
Today I learned “Wet Floor” signs are not a request (self.oneliners)
submitted April 5, 2017 by Bandekow

Twitter
Ryan ‘Fluff’ Bruce‏
@RiffsAndBeards
Today I learned that ‘Wet Floor’ signs are not a request.
4:24 PM - 5 Apr 2017

Twitter
Living Sarcasm‏
@SarcasmLiving
Today I learned “Wet Floor” signs are not a request
7:49 AM - 9 Apr 2017

Reddit—Jokes
Today I learned that “Wet Floor” signs…
submitted July 20, 2017 by madazzahatter
…are not a request…

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Thursday, July 20, 2017 • Permalink