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 February 10, 2018
“What is a cannibal’s favorite cheese?"/"Limburger.”

Limburger cheese (originating from the historical Duchy of Limburg, which is now divided between Belgium, Germany) doesn’t contain any limbs, but there’s a riddle:

Q: What is a cannibal’s favorite cheese?
A: Limburger.


The cannibal riddle has been cited in print since at least 2010.


Wikipedia: Limburger
Limburger is a cheese that originated during the 19th century in the historical Duchy of Limburg, which is now divided between Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. The cheese is especially known for its strong smell caused by the bacterium Brevibacterium linens.

Twitter
Cheese Jokes‏
@dailycheesejoke
What is a cannibal’s favourite cheese? Limburger
10:45 AM - 12 Mar 2010

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Robyn Wright‏
@RobynsWorld
:::JOKE TIME::: Q. What is a cannibal’s favorite cheese?  A. LIMBurger #DairyMom
7:41 PM - 15 Sep 2010

Facebook
Hutch’s Cheese Sticks
February 9, 2012 ·
What is a cannibal’s favorite cheese? ~~~ Limburger

Twitter
Cheese Jokes‏
@dailycheesejoke
What is a cannibal’s favourite cheese? Limburger
5:48 PM - 4 Aug 2012

Higgypop
Ultimate List of Cheese Jokes & Puns
MARCH 1, 2013 12:52 AM
(...)
Q: What cheese do cannibals eat?
A: Limburger

Cheese Is the New Cool
November 25, 2013
Cheesy jokes
by cheezplz
(...)
Q: What is a cannibal’s favourite cheese?
A: Limburger

Google Books
Little Book of Cheese Jokes
By Jake Harris
Chichester, West Sussex: Summserdale Publishers Ltd
2015
Pg. ?:
What is a cannibal’s favourite cheese?
Limburger.

Puns Ville
Cheese Puns
avril 20, 2017
The funniest cheese puns ever.
(...)
What is a cannibal’s favourite cheese? Limburger

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, February 10, 2018 • Permalink