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 December 21, 2017
“Why is a foot a good Christmas present?"/"Because it’s a great stocking filler.”

A Christmas riddle is:

Q: Why is a foot a good Christmas present?
A: Because it’s a great stocking filler.


The Christmas joke has been cited in print since at least 2010.


Twitter
abbie‏
@abbiebroad
why is a foot a good christmas present? because it’s a stocking filler.
8:56 AM - 25 Dec 2010

Twitter
Giggsy‏
@DjGiggsy
Why is a foot a good Christmas present? Because its a stocking filler! #christmasjokes
8:26 AM - 25 Dec 2011

Twitter
Craig Tinsley‏
@craigmanutd7
Replying to @milesSI
@milessi Why is a foot a perfect Christmas present?  Because it’s a great stocking filler
12:21 PM - 25 Dec 2011

Facebook
Hose Rhodes Dickson - Isle of Wight Property Expertise
11 December 2013 ·
Why is a foot a good Christmas present? - because it’s a stocking filler!!!

Google Books
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year:
A Laugh-Out-Loud Love Story

By Joanna Bolouri
London, UK: Quercus Publishing Lgtd
2016
Pg. ?:
“Why is a foot a good Christmas present? (...) Well, the correct and complete hilarious answer is because it makes a great stocking filler.”

Google Books
Embellished Deception
By Netta Newbound
Pronoun
2017
Pg. ?:
“Why is a foot a good Christmas present?”

“I don’t know.—why is a foot a good Christmas present?” we droned.

“Because it’s a stocking filler.”

Reddit—Clean Jokes
Why is a foot a good Christmas present? (self.cleanjokes)
submitted December 23, 2017 by madazzahatterQuality “Ugh” Contributor
Because it makes a good stocking stuffer…
COMMENTS
abstrac81
Rip Mitch Hedberg

Posted by Barry Popik
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