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 May 18, 2020
“Depresso: when you’ve run out of coffee. Represso: when you refuse to talk about it”

“Represso” (repression + espresso) is a jocular coffee term. “Is #represso the opposite of #espresso?” was posted on Twitter by Molly C Loar on November 19, 2013. “I made a coffee to hide away bad memories I call it the represso” was posted on Twitter by Chris Deeley on September 21, 2014.
   
“REPRESSO Coffee stalin gulag” was posted on Twitter by david rabinovitch on November 16, 2016. “What’s Stalin’s favourite coffee? Represso” was posted on Reddit—3amjokes on May 17, 2020. Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) was a repressive ruler.
   
“Depresso: When you’ve run out of coffee” is a jocular saying. “Depresso: the feeling you get when you’ve run out of coffee. Represso: when you refuse to talk about it” was posted on Twitter by Rodolfo Mazzucchi on February 5, 2016.
 
 
Twitter
Nate Roberts Gorilla
@paper_nova
Dare u next time u order at coffee shop order a “represso” & demand DEMAND that’s what the New world order (Kevin hart & Steve Nash) say now
7:30 PM · Feb 2, 2013·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Molly C Loar
@MobileMollusk
Is #represso the opposite of #espresso?
😉 #puns #wordplay #coffee
6:03 PM · Nov 19, 2013·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Chris Deeley
@ThatChris1209
Replying to @rednewsom
@rednewsom I made a coffee to hide away bad memories I call it the represso
5:22 PM · Sep 21, 2014·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
T_Love
@The_Real_T_Love
Replying to @BiIIMurray
@BiIIMurray represso, the feeling you get when your desire for coffee is inhibited
7:46 PM · Nov 29, 2014 from Indiana, USA·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Rodolfo Mazzucchi
@RodolfoMazzuchi
Depresso: the feeling you get when you’ve run out of coffee. Represso: when you refuse to talk about it.
7:47 AM · Feb 5, 2016·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
Meira Erler
@Saerdnaya
Depresso: the feeling you get when you’ve run out of coffee. Represso: when you refuse to talk about it.
9:29 AM · Feb 5, 2016·Twitter for Android
 
Twitter
david rabinovitch
@robin147
REPRESSO Coffee stalin gulag
4:32 PM · Nov 16, 2016·IFTTT
   
Twitter
Timothy Winchester
@PeopleIKnow
Q. Which fancy instant coffee brand hates to acknowledge its feelings?
A. Represso
1:34 PM · May 11, 2018·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
OrenH وجهة نظر من القدس
@LangPol_JER
Replying to @LanguageCrawler
Surpassed only by the coffee that everyone admires (impresso), the coffee for people ignoring their own urges (represso), and the coffee for dictators (oppresso)
1:39 PM · Jun 21, 2018·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
Rakgnarok
@Rakgnarok
Replying to @Rakgnarok @fwflunky and @Cipher_Error404
And if in that instant you realize you can’t buy more coffee anytime soon, it becomes Espresso Depresso Represso
3:16 AM · Dec 16, 2019·Twitter for Android
 
Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/_papillcn_ May 17, 2020
What’s Stalin’s favourite coffee?
Represso
 
Twitter
3AM
@3AM_Jokes
What’s Stalin’s favourite coffee?... Represso
2:56 PM · May 17, 2020·IFTTT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, May 18, 2020 • Permalink


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