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 forthcoming (7/20)
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Entry from November 19, 2017
“Why do midgets make bad parents?"/"Because they struggle to put food on the table.”

The struggle to “put food on the table” usually refers to the struggle to make enough money to afford to buy food—and not physically putting food on the table. A riddle on the expression was posted on Twitter on January 3, 2014:

Q: Why do midgets make shit parents?
A: Because they can’t put food on the table.



Twitter
Plug‏
@Ollieeepp
Why do midgets make shit parents?
Because they can’t put food on the table.
4:38 PM - 3 Jun 2014

Twitter
Ben‏
@IHMU4EVA
Why do midgets make shit parents?...... Because they can’t put food on the table.
5:14 PM - 3 Jun 2014

Twitter
Fresh Stand Up‏
@FreshStandUp
Why do midgets make shit parents?Because they can’t put food on the table. http://bit.ly/1naDXlw via @sickipedia
5:20 PM - 3 Jun 2014

Facebook
Bad Joke Friday with Steve Ring & Gary Scott
June 6, 2014 ·
Why do midgets make rubbish parents?
Because they struggle to put food on the table.
#badjokefriday

Twitter
black is wack‏
@king_rayman
Why do midgets make bad parents?
Because they struggle to put food on the table
6:27 PM - 6 Jun 2014

Reddit—Jokes
Why do midgets make bad parents?
submitted December 4, 2015 by littlelovely28
Cause they struggle to put food on the table

Twitter
Shit Jokes‏
@ShitJokes
My mum and dad are midgets.
All my life they’ve had trouble putting food on the table.
3:39 PM - 19 Nov 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, November 19, 2017 • Permalink