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

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Entry from April 18, 2020
“What do you call a walking stick that makes you walk faster?"/"A hurricane.”

"Hurricane” sounds like “hurry cane.” “A fast walking-stick—A hurricane” was printed in the True Flag (Boston, MA) on November 14, 1868.

“What do you call a walking stick that makes you walk faster? A hurricane” was a riddle posted on Reddit—Jokes on April 18, 2020.

A HurryCane is an actual walking stick, trademarked in 2011.


14 November 1868, True Flag (Boston, MA), pg. 3, col. 4:
A fast walking-stick—A hurricane.

Newspapers.com
16 December 1868, The Daily Examiner (San Francisco, CA), pg. 1, col. 4:
A FAST WALKING STICK—A hurricane.

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Charley
Tim Bruening
8/15/04
(...)
Hurricane: Fast moving walking stick.

Twitter
Jem Roberts
@JemRoberts
@isihac72 Hurricane: A Go-Faster Walking Stick.
4:31 PM · Feb 6, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Andy
@wandywatson
#lexiconned #ued Hurricane - Walking stick used for quick walking
1:08 AM · Aug 5, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Raymond Bisha
@RaymondBisha
What’s a hurricane?  A fast walking stick
11:25 PM · Aug 26, 2011·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
realMartinTagg
@martintagg
Hurricane (n): A walking stick for people that like to move at a brisk pace.
1:54 AM · Oct 29, 2012·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Tory
@UnDEANiable
My grandfather got himself a walking stick to help him move faster. Is that not a
Hurricane?
2:25 AM · Nov 2, 2015·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Davey Six-Toes
@HutchinsonDave
Hurricane. (n): A walking stick that lets you move really fast. #UED
10:12 PM · Sep 3, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Igles_April 18, 2020
What do you call a walking stick that makes you walk faster?
A hurricane

(Trademark)
Word Mark HURRYCANE
Goods and Services IC 018. US 001 002 003 022 041. G & S: Walking Cane. FIRST USE: 20110607. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20110607
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Serial Number 85494675
Filing Date December 14, 2011
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition May 22, 2012
Registration Number 4243464
International Registration Number 1156186
Registration Date November 13, 2012
Owner (REGISTRANT) Mart 5 LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY MINNESOTA 110 Cheshire LN #200 Minnetonka MINNESOTA 553051041
(LAST LISTED OWNER) HURRYWORKS LLC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY DELAWARE 99 SEAVIEW BLVD. PORT WASHINGTON NEW YORK 11050
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record Pina M. Campagna
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Saturday, April 18, 2020 • Permalink