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 September 11, 2018
“When I grow up, I’d like to be a retired lottery winner”

"When I grow up, I’d like to be a retired lottery winner” is a jocular saying that has been printed on several images. “When I grow up I’d like to be a ‘Retired Lottery Winner’” was posted on Twitter by SheWantsTheD(ivan)—and two others—on August 28, 2010. “When I grow up, I want to be a retired lottery winner” was posted on Twitter by Infamous Nino on April 4, 2013.

Authorship of the saying is unknown.


Twitter
SheWantsTheD(ivan)
@DivanSon
When I grow up I’d like to be a “Retired Lottery Winner.”
7:15 AM - 28 Aug 2010

Twitter
Keith Hocott
@keithhocott
is it too much to wish that when I grow up I’d like to be a “Retired Lottery Winner.”??
10:50 AM - 28 Aug 2010

Twitter
Pedro Ozzie
@ozzie3six5
When I grow up I’d like to be a “Retired Lottery Winner.”
2:50 PM - 28 Aug 2010

Twitter
benny msulini lemash
@Princelemash
when i grow up i want to become a retired lottery winner Lol
12:42 PM - 12 Nov 2012

Twitter
Infamous Nino
@lewis_esco
When I grow up, I want to be a retired lottery winner.
4:17 AM - 4 Apr 2013

Facebook
Tamara Kells, The Brunette Lucy
January 27, 2017 ยท
When I grow up, I want to be a retired lottery winner.

Google Books
Title When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Retired Lottery Winner: Blank Lined Journal - Gag Gift for Coworkers
Author Active Journals
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018
ISBN 1725157926, 9781725157927
Length 110 pages

Twitter
Shakthi
@v_shakthi
When I grow up, I’d like to be a retired lottery winner!
2:16 AM - 26 Aug 2018 from Bengaluru South, India

Twitter
Vacation Wanter
@vacationwanter
When I grow up I want to be a retired lottery winner
9:16 AM - 29 Aug 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 • Permalink