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 April 28, 2023
“I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors. They make my blood boil”

To “make someone’s blood boil” is to make someone angry or annoyed. Blood does not literally boil, however.
   
“I hate people that use physically impossible metaphors. They make my blood boil! #puntuesday” was posted on Twitter by Andrew Craib on July 3, 2012. “People that use physically impossible metaphors make my blood boil” was posted on Twitter by Lungile on August 18, 2012. “I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors. They make my blood boil” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on April 19 2023.
 
         
Wiktionary: make someone’s blood boil
Verb
make someone’s blood boil
(third-person singular simple present makes someone’s blood boil, present participle making someone’s blood boil, simple past and past participle made someone’s blood boil)
1. (idiomatic) To cause a person to feel angry or very annoyed, especially in situation in which one cannot fully display that feeling to others.
 
Twitter
Andrew Craib
@acraibo
I hate people that use physically impossible metaphors. They make my blood boil! #puntuesday
12:45 PM · Jul 3, 2012
   
Twitter
Lungile
@IamLungile_
People that use physically impossible metaphors make my blood boil.
6:33 AM · Aug 18, 2012
   
Twitter
Stevie J
@planet_legz
People that use physically impossible metaphors make my blood boil.
5:48 AM · Dec 6, 2015
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/PerthectLithp April 19, 2023
I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors
They make my blood boil
   
Twitter
Funny Dad Jokes
@FunnyDadJokess
I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors
They make my blood boil
#viral #memes #puns
9:04 AM · Apr 19, 2023
 
Twitter
PUNS
@ThePunnyWorld
I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors
They make my blood boil
9:18 PM · Apr 19, 2023
 
LaffGaff
Impossible Metaphors
April 25, 2023 by laffgaff
I hate people who use physically impossible metaphors.
They make my blood boil.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, April 28, 2023 • Permalink


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