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 November 04, 2020
“Why did the vegetable never meet his father?"/"Because he had a dead beet dad.”

A riddle was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on November 5, 2020:

Q: Why did the vegetable never meet his father?
A: Because he had a dead beet dad.


“Dead beet dad” is a pun on “deadbeat dad.”


Twitter
Million Dollar Nerd
@MDNerd
I ran over a family of beets earlier today. They all survived except for the father. Very sad. There’s nothing worse than a dead beet dad.
6:48 PM · Mar 16, 2014·TweetDeck

Twitter
Robert Quinn
@trumanquinn
My Father was a Beet Farmer but his Crops Died.. He was a Dead Beet Dad
2:51 PM · Jul 5, 2017·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Kevin Elder
@Kevin_R_Elder
What do you call the ghost version of a family-man that farms taproots?
A Dead Beet Dad
7:11 PM · Feb 21, 2020·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/wmd1234 November 5, 2020
Why did the vegetable never meet his father?
Because he had a dead beet dad.
COMMENTS
hobbes_smith
So sad. The dad never turnip.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, November 04, 2020 • Permalink