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 April 13, 2018
“Why was the racehorse named Strawberry Ice?"/"He was a sherbet.”

A sherbet riddle is:

Q: Why was the racehorse named Strawberry Ice?
A: He was a sherbet (sure bet).


The joke was posted on Twitter on November 2, 2009.


Wiktionary: sherbet
Noun
sherbet
(countable and uncountable, plural sherbets)
1. A food of frozen fruit juice with a dairy product such as milk added; a sorbet with dairy ingredients.
2. An effervescent powder made of bicarbonate of soda, sugar and flavourings, intended to be eaten alone or mixed with water to make a drink.

Twitter
Cameron
@ThatFishGuy
Bad Melbourne Cup joke: Why was the racehorse named Strawberry Ice? Because he was a sherbet!
9:24 PM - 2 Nov 2009

Twitter
nadine_corkins2
@nadine_corkins2
Why was the racehorse names Strawberry Ice? He was a sherbet!
9:49 AM - 14 Dec 2009

Twitter
Rachel Burdett
@Rashel_Jr
Why was the racehorse names Strawberry Ice?He was a sherbet!
5:08 AM - 25 Dec 2009

Twitter
Dibbsy
@dibbsypugh
Replying to @MCliffordLewis
@MCliffordLewis @steveytay1 @Leelst1 @Sainty80 I backed a horse name Strawberry Ice - I thought he was a sherbet!
1:13 PM - 14 Apr 2012

Twitter
Gambling City
@Gambling_City
Why was the racehorse named Orange Cream?  Because he was a sherbet!  Visit GamblingCity for #HorseRacing info at: http://bit.ly/IFKJhp
7:41 AM - 2 May 2012

Twitter
HAYMAKER
@NorfolkHaymaker
.#CrackerJoke Why was the racehorse names Strawberry Ice?
He was a sherbet!  @NickConradtweet @david_insideout @CGoreham @BobRutler @jayrmlawrence @Phil_Daley
6:21 PM - 6 Dec 2017

Twitter
lorraine Jo King
@LahLahBean
#sillysaturday Why was the racehorse named Strawberry Ice? He was a sherbet!
2:09 AM - 14 Apr 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Friday, April 13, 2018 • Permalink