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 26, 2021
“Why is it sometimes difficult to carry multiple pickles?"/"They can be cucumbersome.”

"Cucumbersome” (cucumber + cumbersome) is a jocular, made-up word.

“Why did the pickle stop being a contortionist? It was to cucumbersome” was posted on Twitter by Mystic Jack’s on August 20, 2013. It was also the “Laugh of the Day” on the website Think & Laugh Daily on January 27, 2021.

“@KVJShow ‘Why is it sometimes difficult to carry multiple pickles? ... They can be cucumbersome’” was posted on Twitter by Mike on April 11, 2019.


Twitter
Marcus Way
@Marcus_Way
i was wondering why i don’t see more people carrying around jars of pickles, but then i realized that that would be pretty cucumbersome.
6:15 PM · Oct 24, 2012·Twitter Web Client

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Mystic Jack’s
@mysticjacks
Why did the pickle stop being a contortionist?
It was to cucumbersome
5:43 PM · Aug 20, 2013·Facebook

Twitter
Ang
@angwithnoe
Why did the grocer find it difficult to lift the crate of pickles?
It was cucumbersome.
#NationalTellAJokeDay
5:58 PM · Aug 16, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Robert Miguel
@TheRobertMiguel
#DadJokeOfTheDay
Why don’t pickles take the stairs?
They’re cucumbersome
9:10 AM · Apr 10, 2019·Facebook

Twitter
Mike
@SuperMetsK31
@KVJShow “Why is it sometimes difficult to carry multiple pickles? ... They can be cucumbersome “ #JokeJury
8:19 AM · Apr 11, 2019·Twitter Web Client

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Petit-Frere Willianne Beague
January 27, 2021 at 3:12 AM ·
Why did the pickle stop being a contortionist? It was to cucumbersome.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 • Permalink