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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 12, 2019
“Why did the bagel go to the bar?"/"To get toasted.”

A bagel riddle is:

Q: Why did the bagel go to the bar?
A: To get toasted.


The pun is that “toasted” can also mean “drunk.” The riddle was posted on Twitter by Jersey Bagels on April 24, 2011.


Twitter
Jersey Bagels
@jerseybagels
Why did the bagel go to the bar? To get toasted.
10:58 PM - 24 Apr 2011

Twitter
BagelStreetDeli
@BagelStreetDeli
Why did the bagel go to the bar? .......to get toasted!!!!
7:02 PM - 18 May 2011

Facebook
Bagel Boyz
July 2, 2011 ·
Why did the bagel go to the bar? ......to get toasted!

Twitter
Hanson
@johnonradio
Today is National Bagelfest! Here’s a bagel joke to celebrate:
Q: Why did the bagel go to the bar?
A: To get toasted.
#DunkinDonuts
10:26 AM - 26 Jul 2014

Twitter
Zaro’s Family Bakery
@ZarosBakery
Why did the bagel go to the bar? To get toasted. #BagelJokes #MondayMorningEats
9:11 AM - 15 Dec 2014

Facebook
The Mort Estate Hotel
Why did the bagel go to the bar?
To get toasted!!!
Come down to the bagel and beer brunch and enjoy delicious bagels and quality beer themed movies.
#brightsidebagels #brewoomba16 #craftbeers #sundaybrunch
Aug 7, 2016

Twitter
Laura Stewart
@lstewy
Replying to @pattyforsythe @bagelottawa
YES!  I would love this.  Do you know why the bagel went to the bar?  To get toasted.  😂🥯
2:40 PM - 19 Nov 2018

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/LordofMud April 12, 2019
Why did the bagel go the bar?
To get toasted

Posted by Barry Popik
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