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 May 27, 2017
“Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?"/"Because she had her nose in a hamburger.”

A hamburger riddle is:

Q: Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?
A: Because she had her nose in a hamburger.


The hamburger joke has been cited in print since at least 2000.


Google Books
1001 Really Stupid Jokes
By Mike Phillips
London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2000
Pg. ?:
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?
Because she had her nose in a hamburger.

Google Books
The Biggest Ever Joke Book
Bath, UK: Dempsey Parr
2000
Pg. ?:
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?
Because she had her nose in a hamburger.

20 July 2002, Evening Mail (Birmingham, UK), “Just for Laughs,” pg. 34:
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun? Because she had her nose in a hamburger!

Twitter
Bollywood Sargam‏
@bollywoodsargam
Food jokes - 5063 Joke: Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?
Because she had her nose in a hamburger… http://tinyurl.com/qn7nop
7:54 AM - 11 May 2009

Twitter
David Hunt‏
@David703
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun?
Because she had her nose in a hamburger.
8:03 AM - 29 Aug 2009

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

By Frank Paul
BookBaby
2014
Pg. ?:
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun? Because she had her nose in a hamburger.

Twitter
Yolanda Case‏
@caselbyolanda
Why did the teacher have her hair in a bun? Because she had her nose in a hamburger.
12:31 PM - 8 Mar 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, May 27, 2017 • Permalink