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 July 29, 2023
“Boss: ‘You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?’ Me: ‘Not particularly.’”

A pun about “missing” work is:
     
BOSS: You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?
ME: Not particularly.

     
“Foreman: ‘You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?’ Pitman: ‘Not in the least, sir, not in the least’” was printed in the Edmonton (Alberta) Bulletin on September 25, 1936. “T @FunnyJoker My boss stormed up to me in the office today and said ‘You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?’ ‘Not particularly I replied” was posted on X/Twitter by diandra on December 1, 2009.
   
“Teacher: ‘You missed school yesterday, didn’t you?’ Pupil: ‘Not very much!‘“ is a related joke.
   
     
Newspapers.com
25 September 1936, Edmonton (Alberta) Bulletin, “Sunshine Shafts,” pg. 4, col. 5:
Foreman: “You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?”
Pitman: “Not in the least, sir, not in the least.”
 
X/Twitter
diandra
@thediandras
RT @FunnyJoker My boss stormed up to me in the office today and said “You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?” “Not particularly” I replied
9:24 PM · Dec 1, 2009
 
X/Twitter
Papa Shango
@Papa_Shango
My boss stormed up to me in the office today and said
“You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?”
“Not particularly” I replied.
7:30 AM · Dec 2, 2009
   
X/Twitter
James Gordon
@jdgsport
RT @thekeithchegwin: Boss said ‘You missed work yesterday’ I said, not really
10:35 AM · Feb 24, 2011
   
X/Twitter
Laugh_&_Cackle
@Laugh_Cackle
My boss stormed up to me in the office today and said,
“You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?”
“Not particularly,” I replied.
5:05 AM · Jan 16, 2013
   
X/Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
My boss stormed up to me in the office today and said, “You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?”  “Not particularly,” I replied.
3:32 PM · Dec 22, 2013
   
X/Twitter
Martin Williams
@Martin1Williams
A boss stormed up to my mate said’You missed work yesterday didn’t you?’ He said:‘Not particularly.’
6:51 AM · Aug 8, 2021
   
X/Twitter
Dry Funny Jokes
@DryFunnyJokes
When I got to work this morning, my #boss stormed up to me and said, “You missed work yesterday, didn’t you?”
I said, “No, not particularly.”
#DryFunnyJokes
#funniesttweets
@2022AFRICA
1:25 PM · Sep 13, 2022
   
X/Twitter
Col
@countcol
His Boss said “You missed work yesterday didn’t you?”
He said “No, not really!”
3:06 AM · Dec 7, 2022
   
X/Twitter
Bobby Parker
@LegionBobo
When I arrived at work this morning, my boss yelled, “You missed work yesterday!”
“Not particularly,” I replied.
#DadJokes
11:10 AM · Mar 10, 2023
 
X/Twitter
Robert Wilkinson
@robertwlk
Boss. “You missed work yesterday. “
Me. ” honestly,  I didn’t.”
8:09 AM · Jul 29, 2023

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, July 29, 2023 • Permalink


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