A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from July 08, 2021
“August is just gold wind”

“August” is not “Au” (the chemical symbol of gold) and “gust” (wind), but there are “gold(en) wind” jokes.
   
“The most millionaires are made in the month of August, due to the month’s name literally meaning ‘gold wind’” was posted on Twitter by BryOpeningFacts on March 25, 2015.  “August is just gold wind” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on July 7, 2021.
 
       
Twitter
BryOpeningFacts
@BryOpeningfacts
The most millionaires are made in the month of August, due to the month’s name literally meaning “gold wind”
5:50 PM · Mar 25, 2015·Twitter for Android
     
Twitter
august
@goIdwind
Replying to @Ashen_Jedi
Gold on periodic table = au, wind = gust
goldwind = august
later realized the happy coincidence of Jojo’s part 5 Vento Aureo = Golden Wind
(This is a reference to JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, an anime television series.—ed.)
11:36 PM · Feb 2, 2018·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
Alvin
@holy_diverVII
saw a post on August n its a damn Jojo reference! like Au=element for Gold. Gust is increased wind speed. Golden Wind. i’ll never see August the same again
#jojosbizarreadventure
1:41 AM · Aug 16, 2019·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
ʟʟ
@Hyacinth4444
Au= Gold
Gust is another word for wind
August is Gold Wind(Golden Wind)
11:33 PM · Jul 31, 2020·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
ocean please rt pinned!!!
@lvl250
August is a reference to Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure because Au is the chemical symbol for gold and gust is when wind blows so August = golden wind thanks for coming to my Ted Talk
8:21 PM · Aug 5, 2020·Twitter for Android
 
Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/incredibleinkpen July 7, 2021
August is just gold wind.
COMMENTS
Golden-Fox
I didn’t get it until I read your comment and knew that it was a chemistry joke. For anyone else: AU is the chemical symbol for gold. Gust as in a gust of wind

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Thursday, July 08, 2021 • Permalink


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