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 January 27, 2020
“Why didn’t the chicken cross the road?"/"Because he saw what happened to the zebra.”

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

Q: Why didn’t the chicken/donkey a cross the road?
A: Because it saw what happened to the zebra.


Wikipedia; Zebra crossing
A zebra crossing is a type of pedestrian crossing used in many places around the world. Its distinguishing feature is alternating dark and light stripes on the road surface, resembling the coat of a zebra. A zebra crossing typically gives priority to rights of way to pedestrians.

Twitter
Varun Bubber
@vbubber
RT @sickipedia: Why didn’t the Chicken cross the road?He saw what happened to the Zebra.
11:02 AM · May 4, 2010·TweetDeck

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/td941 January 27, 2020
Why DIDN’T the donkey cross the road?
Because he saw what happened to the zebra!

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Monday, January 27, 2020 • Permalink