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 September 03, 2017
“A rolling stone gathers no moss. but a moving ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker”

“A rolling stone gathers no moss” is an old saying. An addition to the proverb was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on December 4, 2016:
 
“A rolling stone gathers no moss but a moving ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker.”
   
       
Wikipedia: A rolling stone gathers no moss
A rolling stone gathers no moss is an old proverb, credited to Publilius Syrus, who in his Sententiae states, People who are always moving, with no roots in one place or another, avoid responsibilities and cares. As such, the proverb is often interpreted as referring to figurative nomads who avoid taking on responsibilities or cultivating or advancing their own knowledge, experience, or culture. Another interpretation equates “moss” to “stagnation”; as such the proverb can also refer to those who keep moving as never lacking for fresh ideas or creativity.
 
Reddit—Shower Thoughts
A rolling stone gathers no moss but a moving ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker.
submitted December 4, 2016 by Coredejour
 
Twitter
Shower Thoughts‏
@Thoughts4Shower
A rolling stone gathers no moss but a moving ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker.
#showerthoughts
11:14 AM - 4 Dec 2016
 
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Elephant Journal
December 5, 2016 ·
“A rolling stone gathers no moss but a ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherf***er.” ~ Shower Thoughts 😉
     
Twitter
A lot of lol!‏
@alotoflol
A rolling stone gathers no moss but a moving ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker. #AlotOFlol
3:35 AM - 21 Dec 2016
 
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Ryan ‘Fluff’ Bruce‏
@RiffsAndBeards
A rolling stone gathers no moss but a ceiling fan gathers dust like a motherfucker.
2:15 PM - 28 Jul 2017

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