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 21, 2021
“Why did the emo chicken 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. “To get to the other sigh” is an alternative punchline.

“@omgthatspunny: Why did the emo chicken cross the road? To get to the other *sigh*” was posted on Twitter by Maddie T on February 6, 2013. (The original tweet is no longer available.)

“Why did Eeyore cross the road? To get to the other… sigh” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on May 6, 2015. Eeyore is a gloomy and depressed fictional character in the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne.


Wikipedia: Emo
Emo /ˈiːmoʊ/ is a rock music genre characterized by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes through confessional lyrics. It emerged as a style of post-hardcore from the mid-1980s hardcore punk movement in Washington, D.C., where it was known as emotional hardcore or emocore and pioneered by bands such as Rites of Spring and Embrace.

Wikipedia: Eeyore
Eeyore (/ˈiːɔːr/ EE-or) is a fictional character in the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne. He is generally characterized as a pessimistic, gloomy, depressed, anhedonic, old grey stuffed donkey who is a friend of the title character, Winnie-the-Pooh.

Twitter
Maddie T
@madisonteel
Replying to @omgthatspunny
“@omgthatspunny: Why did the emo chicken cross the road? To get to the other *sigh*.”
10:16 PM · Feb 8, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
muva reese
@ReeseTrece
Replying to @omgthatspunny
“@omgthatspunny: Why did the emo chicken cross the road? To get to the other *sigh*.”
10:16 PM · Feb 8, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Xeezy Djalo Malcolm
@DjaloXm
Why did the emotional chicken cross the road?¿ To get to the other *sigh*.
9:16 AM · Feb 9, 2013·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/dmalice87 May 6, 2015
Why did Eeyore cross the road?
To get to the other… sigh

Twitter
Band Posts
@BandPosts_
Why did the emo chicken cross the road?
To get to the other *sigh*
10:27 PM · Jul 7, 2015·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Amanda
@BeingAnda
Why did the depressed chicken cross the road?
To get to the other sigh.
1:21 AM · Feb 13, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
O Danny BOY!!
@Glorioustrico
#ALexa JOTD:
Why did Eeyore cross the road?
To get to the other “sigh*!!
WOW!! Im just headed to Orlando as we speak and Alexa tells a
@DisneyParks
joke! She knows the deal!! #Monday
8:49 AM · Feb 17, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Stephanie Arnett Ⓥ Sting
@StephArnettMS
Why did Eeyore cross the road?
To get to the other *sigh*
Courtesy of @alexa99
GIF
9:03 AM · May 16, 2020 from Mississippi, USA·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Brettison Boyle
@b__b1229
Why did Eeyore cross the road?
To get to the other *sigh*
7:26 PM · Sep 13, 2020·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/WalterNewton April 22, 2021
Why did the disappointed chicken cross the road
To get to the other sigh

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Wednesday, April 21, 2021 • Permalink