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 June 16, 2021
“Why did the dad joke cross the road?"/"To get to the other sigh.”

“Why did the chicken cross the road?"/"To get to the other side” is a classic riddle from the 19th century. A dad joke version was posted on Twitter by Aussie_dad_jokes on November 3, 2017:

Q: Why did the dad joke cross the road?
A: To get father away.


Another version was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on June 16, 2021:

Q: Why did the dad joke cross the road?
A: To get to the other sigh.



Twitter
Aussie_dad_jokes
@AustralianGroan
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get father away
#dadjokes
12:25 PM · Nov 3, 2017·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Aussie_dad_jokes
@AustralianGroan
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get father away
4:18 PM · Nov 3, 2018·Twitter for Android

Reddit --Dadjokes
Posted by u/wizard7926 August 12, 2019
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get to hear others sigh.

Twitter
B-RAD
@bcraaum
Replying to @bpridgeo
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get to the others’ sigh
2:39 PM · Aug 15, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Doc
@DocAtCDI
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get father away
5:30 PM · Nov 3, 2019·Facebook

Twitter
Doc
@DocAtCDI
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get father away
#fathersday2020
8:15 AM · Jun 21, 2020·TweetDeck

Twitter
Norm
@funnyguy
Today’s Bad Pun:
Why did the dad joke cross the road? To get to the other sigh.
4:27 PM · Jun 7, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Johnny Lacuna
@JOHNESEPHTON
Why did the dad joke cross the road? To get to the other sigh.
10:06 AM · Jun 8, 2021 from Suan Luang, Thailand·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Philip Rogers
@one_philrogers
Replying to @hotukdeals
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get to the other sighs!
#winwithhotukdeals
GIF
1:01 PM · Jun 14, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Dublingirl123 June 16, 2021
Why did the dad joke cross the road?
To get to the other sigh.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 • Permalink