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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 21, 2016
“A nonrenewable natural resource walks into a bar…” (bar joke)

“A guy walks into a bar…” is a typical form of what has been called the “bar joke.” A science joke is:
 
“A non-renewable natural resource walks into a bar and orders a tall glass of whiskey. The bartender says, ‘Sorry, friend, I can’t serve you. You’ve been getting wasted all day long.’”
 
The joke has been cited in print since at least 2011.
     
 
The 4am Breakthrough
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
# 130 - A Guy Walks Into a Bar
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A nonrenewable natural resource walks in to a bar and orders a tall glass of whiskey. The bar tender says “sorry friend, I cant serve YOU; you have been getting wasted all day long!”
 
Twitter
Timothy Stapleton
‏@TheGoodTim
A nonrenewable natural resource walks into a bar. The bartender says “I can’t serve you, you’ve been getting wasted all day. #usguys
3:06 PM - 20 May 2011
 
A Joke Walks into a Bar
Monday, January 9, 2012
Getting Wasted
A non-renewable natural resource walks into a bar and orders a drink. The bartender says, “Sorry friend, I can’t serve YOU; you have been getting wasted all day long…..”
 
Twitter
luke bailey
‏@pulpapple
A nonrenewable natural resource walks into a bar and asks for a glass of whiskey. would never happen. not physically possible. #crapjokes
5:33 PM - 17 Jun 2012
 
Google Books
More One Liners, Jokes and Gags
By Grant Tucker
London: The Robson Press
2013
Pg. ?:
A non-renewable natural resource walks in to a bar and orders a tall glass of whiskey. The bartender says, ‘Sorry, friend, I can’t serve you. You’ve been getting wasted all day long.’
 
Twitter
Michael Gills
‏@MsoftMike
A nonrenewable natural resource walks into a bar.  It’s told, “I cant serve YOU;  you’ve been getting wasted all day long!” #HumpdayHumor
3:29 PM - 28 Jan 2015

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