A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from June 15, 2021
“I just lost my job as a zookeeper…” (joke)

Zoo signs such as “Do not feed the animals” are for the public and not for zoo staff, but there are jokes. “I was always one to follow the rules…at the zoo the sign said don’t feed the animals, ...somehow I lost my job as a zoo keeper!” was posted on Twitter by UndercoverKenyan on March 19, 2012.
   
“I lost my job as a Zookeeper, unfairly I thought , there were signs everywhere saying ‘DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS’, so I didn’t” was posted on Twitter by Stephen Cookson on March 17, 2017. “Just lost my job as a zookeeper. In my defence there were signs everywhere saying ‘please don’t feed the animals’” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on December 18, 2019. “I lost my job at the zoo recently. There was a sign that said do not feed the animals. So I didn’t” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 14, 2021.
   
         
Twitter
UndercoverKenyan
@danielkilonzo
I was always one to follow the rules…at the zoo the sign said don’t feed the animals, ...somehow I lost my job as a zoo keeper!
5:54 AM · Mar 19, 2012·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Stephen Cookson
@StephenCookson6
I lost my job as a Zookeeper but it wasn’t my fault, they put signs up everywhere saying ‘DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS ‘
11:57 AM · Jan 25, 2017·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
Stephen Cookson
@StephenCookson6
I lost my job as a Zookeeper, unfairly I thought , there were signs everywhere saying ‘DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS’, so I didn’t.
#zoo
#Dailypun
6:29 AM · Mar 17, 2017·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
Stephen Cookson
@StephenCookson6
#DidYouHearTheJokeAboutThe time I lost my job as a zookeeper? There were signs everywhere saying ‘DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS’, so I didn’t.
6:17 AM · Aug 30, 2017·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
daved73
@daved731
Just lost my job today as a zoo keeper, which I thinks a bit unfair. There’s signs all over the show saying don’t feed the animals, so I didn’t.
11:39 AM · Jun 28, 2019·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
SpiritMediumNeilCook
@NeilJCook
I once lost my job as a zoo keeper.
Which I appealed.
There were signs everywhere saying “Do not feed the animals” so I didn’t.
4:29 PM · Jul 26, 2019·Facebook
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Carlos-_-spicyweiner December 18, 2019
Just lost my job as a zookeeper
In my defence there were signs everywhere saying “please don’t feed the animals”
       
2 January 2020, Daily Star (London, UK),  pg. 16:
I’ve just lost my job as a zookeeper. In my defence, there were signs all over the place saying: “Don’t feed the animals.” Tony, Worksop
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/naved120 January 12, 2020
I just lost my job as a zookeeper.
I just lost my job as a zookeeper.
In my defense there were signs everywhere saying “please don’t feed the animals”.
   
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/jflipsideJanuary 23, 2020
Zookeeper..
Just lost my job as a zookeeper.
In my defence there were signs everywhere saying “please don’t feed the animals”
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/sao_username February 26, 2020
I lost my job at the zoo today…
I got sacked from my job at the zoo the other day… It was really unfair… There were signs everywhere saying ‘Don’t Feed the Animals!’….. so I didn’t…
 
Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/Monkeygirl87 January 7, 2021
I lost my job as a zookeeper which I didn’t think was fair, because there were signs everywhere saying do not feed the animals, so I didn’t!
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/VERBERD January 27, 2021
I recently lost my job as a zookeeper.
I am not happy about it at all….
There were signs everywhere saying, “Do Not Feed The Animals.”
So, I didn’t.
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Enter-Shaqiri June 14, 2021
I lost my job at the zoo recently.
There was a sign that said do not feed the animals. So I didn’t.

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New York CityWork/Businesses • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 • Permalink


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