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 October 21, 2013
“I don’t work here. I’m a consultant”

“I don’t work here. I’m a consultant” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many gift items, such as T-shirts, hats and coffee mugs. The saying has been cited in print since at least 1999 and is of unknown authorship.
 
 
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*I don’t work here.  I’m a consultant.
   
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19. I don’t work here. I’m a consultant.
 
Google Groups: us.military.army
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94. I don’t work here. I’m only a consultant.
 
Google Books
Pastor Tim’s Cleanlaugh Collection
Featuring the Internet’s Funnies Clean Humor

By Tim Davis
Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing
2001
Pg. 150:
I don’t work here. I’m a consultant.
 
Google Books
Aren’t You Sorry You Asked: . . . for My Opinion
By Albert L. Maslar, Jr.
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
2006
Pg. 308:
I don’t work here. I’m a consultant.
   
Google Books
The Biggest Joke Book Ever
By Jack Jacoby
Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing
2012
Pg. 385:
I don’t work here. I’m a consultant.
 
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25 phrases you wish you could say at work more often! My favourite is, “I’m a consultant, I don’t work here!”
5:54 AM - 1 Oct 2013
 
Google Books
The Snark Bible:
A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and So Much More

Edited by Lawrence Dorfman
New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing
2014
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I don’t work here. I’m a consultant.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Monday, October 21, 2013 • Permalink


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