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 07, 2013
“Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system”

“Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system” is a jocular saying that has been printed on bumper stickers are T-shirts. “Drugs are responsible for teaching Americans the metric system” has been cited in print since at least February 2010.
     
 
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helmet507 said…
24 Feb 2010, 23:43
Schism, and your right Kadusia, drugs are responsible for teaching Americans the metric system 😉
 
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JoeDirt‏
@OriginalJoeDirt  
....Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the Metric system….. http://myloc.me/6CijP
6:51 PM - 1 May 10
 
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Drugs Responsible For Teaching Americans The Metric System T-Shirt
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday, 07 September, 2010.
 
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Swisha T
‏@SwishaT_  
Marijuana, teaching Americans the metric system 1 gram at a time!
1:08 PM - 10 Feb 11
 
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Ralph Tegtmeier‏
@fantomaster  
Heh RT @esukop @PillsongChurch @JulienLynn: Just saw this bumper sticker: “Drugs. Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system”
10:37 AM - 4 Jun 11
 
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07.26.2012
DRUGS: Responsible for teaching americans the metric system

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Saturday, September 07, 2013 • Permalink


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