A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from June 30, 2019
“What country doesn’t take cash or credit?"/"The Czech Republic.”

"Czech” sounds like “check,” and there are puns. “‘A place where citizens don’t deal with cash or credit.’ ~ Czech Republic” was posted on Twitter by Niki Louder on November 20, 2012.

“What country doesn’t take cash or credit? The Czech Republic” was posted on Reddit—3amjokes and Reddit—Dadjokes on June 30, 2019.


Wikipedia: Czech Republic
The Czech Republic (/ˈtʃɛk -/; Czech: Česká republika [ˈtʃɛskaː ˈrɛpublɪka]), also known by its short-form name, Czechia (/ˈtʃɛkiə/ (About this soundlisten); Czech: Česko [ˈtʃɛsko]), is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. The Czech Republic has a landlocked and hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,866 square kilometers (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, with 10.6 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Prague, with 1.3 million residents; other major cities are Brno, Ostrava, Olomouc and Pilsen.

Twitter
Niki Louder
@Lebla_
‘A place where citizens don’t deal with cash or credit.’ ~ Czech Republic
2:19 PM - 20 Nov 2012

Twitter
Mason Keller
@KasonMeller
A tourist visiting the capitol city of Prague asked a vendor if they would accept cash or credit. They said ‘Sorry we are a Czech Republic.’
1:49 PM - 13 Aug 2013

Twitter
courtney
@cbomb12
do they accept cash or credit cards in the czech republic
11:27 PM - 5 Sep 2013

Twitter
RemarkableWhiteboard
@thecob13
Replying to @kaydonnell
@kaydonnell. They do not accept cash or credit in the Czech Republic.
1:45 AM - 7 Sep 2013

Twitter
Gab Tolarbas
@gtolarbs
I heard they don’t accept cash or credit at Czech Republic
11:53 AM - 8 Sep 2013

Twitter
Paul’s Jokes
@MoreTwitty
Is it true they rarely use cash or credit cards in the Czech Republic?
12:32 PM - 18 May 2016

Twitter
Don D.
@MayorMcDiF
@CLETalkingHeads How come in the Czech Republic you have to pay by cash or credit card?
1:43 PM - 1 Aug 2016

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/Wontonio_the_ninja June 30, 2019
What country doesn’t take cash or credit?
The Czech Republic

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/pewds696969 June 30, 2019
What country doesn’t take cash or credit?
The Czech Republic

Posted by Barry Popik
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