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 May 07, 2020
“We’ve raised our standards, so up yours!”

“DragonFlyBSD: We’ve raised our standards… so up yours!” is a jocular saying that was posted on DragonFly BSD Digest on September 8, 2003. “Up yours!“ is an insult.

“Use Plan 9… We’ve raised our standards, so up yours!” was posted on the newsgroup comp.os.plan9 on March 6, 2007. “WE RAISED OUR STANDARDS SO UP YOURS” was posted on Facebook by Indian Hills Community Sign on May 8, 2020.


Wiktionary: up yours
Etymology
Short for shove it up your ass.
Interjection
up yours

1. (vulgar) Expression to show discontent with the other party, or to show contempt.
2. (dismissive, vulgar) Go away! Go to hell!

DragonFly BSD Digest
2003/09/08 BY JUSTIN SHERRILL
Catch-up
(...)
There was some discussion of slogans for DragonFly, of which my favorite was David Leimbach’s “DragonFlyBSD: We’ve raised our standards… so up yours!”

Google Groups: comp.os.plan9
[9fans] interesting potential targets for plan 9 and/or inferno
David Leimbach
3/6/07
(...)
“Use Plan 9… We’ve raised our standards, so up yours!”

Twitter
Austin White
@austinwhitemus
We’ve raised our standards, so up yours!
6:21 PM · Mar 18, 2009·Twitter SMS

Twitter
Mike Rotman
@mikerotman
New slogan from a @stupidformovies fan on Facebook “Stupid for Movies, we’ve raised our standards, so up yours.”
7:59 PM · May 22, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Dario
@Dario_theG
“we’ve raised our standards so UP YOURS” hahah
8:47 PM · Jul 21, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
michael
@MykeyMercado
“Soundsation, we’ve raised our standards so up yours.” - Kirk
5:10 PM · Oct 2, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Jackson
@jacksonlatka
Replying to @TadCarpenter
Reminders me of a fav: “We raised our standards, so up yours”
6:01 PM · Aug 1, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
Indian Hills Community Sign
May 8, 2020
WE RAISED
OUR STANDARDS
SO UP YOURS

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, May 07, 2020 • Permalink