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 May 02, 2018
“‘Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.’ – a NYC tenant‘“

An astronomy joke was posted on the newsgroup alt.fan.dragons on May 5, 2002:

“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.”

A New York City connection was made clear in this Twitter post on February 8, 2011:

“‘Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.’ – a New York City tenant.”


Google Groups: alt.fan.dragons
Science Joke of the Day - 5 May 2002
MistWing SilverTail
5/5/02
Astronomy
Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.

Twitter
Michelle Rivail
@Nepbr
“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.”
9:57 PM - 10 Jun 2010

Twitter
Mike Wood
@datathreat
Thinking about astronomy tonight...Reminds me of the quote, “Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.”
10:58 PM - 3 Feb 2011

Twitter
PopArtDiva™
@PopArtDiva
“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.” – a New York City tenant.
3:01 PM - 8 Feb 2011

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.” – a New York City tenant.
4:54 PM - 20 Mar 2011

TFP
Adult Science Jokes
“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.” – a New York City tenant.
uncle phil, Mar 9, 2012

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
“Whatever the missing mass of the universe is, I hope it’s not in cockroaches.” – a New York City tenant.
1:20 PM - 14 Nov 2017

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