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 January 19, 2018
“Why did the suicidal chicken cross the road?"/"To get to the other cyanide.”

“Why did the chicken cross the road?"/"To get to the other side” is a classic riddle from the 19th century. A suicidal chicken version is:

Q: Why did the suicidal chicken cross the road?
A: To get to the other cyanide.


The joke was posted on Twitter on May 13, 2011.


Twitter
Ruth Graham‏
@publicroad
Why did the suicidal chicken cross the road? To get to the other cyanide. #jokeFriday
2:35 PM - 13 May 2011

Twitter
Msqrd‏
@erikologee
#sciencejokes why did the H+ cross the road? he wanted to get to the other cyanide
*crickets*
Ok, tits are good!!
11:04 AM - 27 Nov 2011

Twitter
Emily Herndon‏
@herndon_emily18
Why did Hitler cross the road?
To get to the other cyanide
11:06 PM - 1 Oct 2013

Twitter
Sahil Shah‏
@SahilBulla
Why did the suicidal chicken cross the road?
To get to the other cyanide.
3:43 AM - 12 Jan 2014

Twitter
Dr. Bad Jokes‏
@DrBadJokes
Why did the chicken cross the road?
To get to the other cyanide
5:30 AM - 24 Oct 2017

Reddit—Dad Jokes
Why did the woman who wanted to poison her husband, cross the road? (self.dadjokes)
submitted January 20, 2018 by eltegs
To get to the other cyanide.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Friday, January 19, 2018 • Permalink