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 13, 2018
“Which insect didn’t play well in goal?"/"The fumble bee.”

A bumble bee riddle is:

Q: Which insect didn’t play well in goal?
A: The fumble bee.


The joke has been cited in print since at least 2001.


CPFC BBS
furry mascots and football jokes. 
Teaser
07-06-2001, 08:59 PM
(...)
Which insect didn’t play well in goal ?
The fumble bee !

Google Books
Sidesplitters: Champion Crack-ups
By Macmillan
London, UK: Kingfisher (Macmillan Children’s Books
2007
Pg. ?:
Which insect doesn’t play well in goal?
The fumble bee!

Twitter
Bollywood Sargam
@bollywoodsargam
Sport jokes - 8918 Joke: Which insect didn’t play well in goal ?
The fumble bee ! .... http://tinyurl.com/c84uub
4:40 AM - 6 May 2009

Google Books
Sensible Nonsense.. Frank’s Comic Pack:
Humour Pack Series

By Frank Paul
BookBaby
2014
Pg. ?:
Which insect didn’t play well in goal ?The fumble bee !

22 April 2015, Herald Express (Torquay, UK), “Jokes,” pg. 11:
Which insect didn’t play well in goal? The fumble bee!

Google Books
Gigglers: Sporty Jokes
By Toby Reynolds
London, UK: Scholastic UK
2016
Pg. 42:
Q. Which insect is useless in goal?
A. A fumble bee!

Twitter
Lucky Score
@LuckyScoreNet
Which insect didn’t play well in goal ?
The
fumble bee !
#Joke from #SportJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
9:08 AM - 14 Apr 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Friday, April 13, 2018 • Permalink