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 April 06, 2019
“Weight loss pills stolen this morning—police say suspects are still at large”

Police suspects are often said to be “at large” (that is, not captured). “At large” has nothing to do with weight, but there are jokes. This was posted on the website Pun of the Day on November 21, 2016:

“Weight loss pills stolen this morning—police say suspects are still at large.”


Pun of the Day
Funniest Puns and Best Jokes
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69. Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large.
Ryan Gauger

Twitter
Just another Jokes
@factjokes
Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large. Comment On This Pun!
3:16 AM - 21 Nov 2016

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AudibleSilence
@SaneleMakinane
Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large
5:54 AM - 21 Nov 2016

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Christopher Jobe ن‏
@sharky67
Pun of the day:
Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large.
8:22 AM - 21 Nov 2016

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/wonliners October 27, 2017
Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large.

Google Books
Hilariously Lame Jokes!:
800 of the Best Worst Jokes That Get a Side-splitting Laugh!

By Harry Hilton
Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press
2018
Pg. ?:
Weight-loss pills stolen this morning—police say suspects are still at large.

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Monkeyism
@monkeyism
Weight loss pills stolen this morning - police say suspects are still at large.
10:59 AM - 26 Feb 2018

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@lahlahbean
#1PUN
Weight loss pills stolen this morning.
police say suspects are still at large.
8:00 AM - 6 Apr 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, April 06, 2019 • Permalink