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 March 25, 2020
“Why do they call it the novel coronavirus? It’s a long story…”

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic used the term “novel coronavirus.”

“Rey:  Why do they call it the ‘novel’ coronavirus? Han:  It’s a long story” was posted on Twitter by King Shecky the Fatigued on March 19, 2020. “Why do they call it the novel coronavirus? It’s a long story….” was posted on Fatherly by Emily Kelleher on March 20, 2020.


Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.

Twitter
King Shecky the Fatigued
@KingShecky
Rey:  Why do they call it the “novel” coronavirus?
Han:  It’s a long story.
#ViralHumor #DadJokes
8:54 AM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Fatherly
22 Coronavirus Jokes to Retrain Your Face How to Smile
It’s a pundemic.

By Emily Kelleher Mar 20 2020, 3:21 PM
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3. Why do they call it the novel coronavirus? It’s a long story….

Twitter
Deepak Kumar Vasudevan
@lavanyadeepak
Why do they call it the #novel coronavirus?
It’s a long #story….
12:32 AM · Mar 21, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
A.IQ Net.
@Alpha_IQ
Replying to @MsMelChen
Why do they call it the novel coronavirus? It’s a long story…. #StayAtHome
GIF
12:07 AM · Mar 22, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Yamin Bhat
@YaminBhat14
Why do they call it a NOVEL corona virus, it seems a long story! Aint?
#CoronavirusPandemic
#StayHome24in48
3:42 AM · Mar 22, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Palmer
@jpalmerdubs
Why do they call it the novel coronavirus?
It’s a long story….
3:05 PM · Mar 24, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Michael_Butler
@pawzprint
Replying to @HotRodsTurbo
Why do they call it the novel coronavirus?
It’s a long story….
5:47 PM · Mar 25, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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