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 November 05, 2017
“What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it’s dead?"/"Snow.”

A winter riddle is:

Q: What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it’s dead?
A: Snow.


The riddle was posted on the newsgroup alt.rec.spot on May 5, 2000, and has been printed on several images.


Google Groups: alt.rec.spot
Tonights question #1
Fred Agnir
5/5/00
(...)
Easy one:
What flies when it’s born, lies when it alive, and runs when it’s dead?

Yahoo! Answers (May 3, 2007)
What flies when it’s born, lies when it alive, and runs when it’s dead?
Answers
Best Answer:  snowflake
goncarlo

Twitter
Hoodie B the Müse‏
@IamBrianJ
What flies when it’s born, lies when it alive, and runs when it’s dead? #Riddle
6:03 PM - 28 Aug 2009

30 July 2017, The Daily Telegraph (Surry Hills, New South Wales), “Laugh till your face hurts,” pg. 3:
Q. What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive and runs when it’s dead?
A: Snow!

Reddit—The Puzzle Network
What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it dies? (self.riddles)
submitted August 4, 2017 by freepopper

Twitter
Letterbox Recruiting‏
@LetterboxJobs
#Riddle of the day:
What flies when it’s born, lies when it’s alive, and runs when it’s dead?
6:30 AM - 2 Oct 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Sunday, November 05, 2017 • Permalink