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 July 11, 2022
“I pretended to be asleep and then I fell asleep. Now I’m going to pretend I’m skinny”

“I pretended to be asleep and then I fell asleep. Now I’m going to pretend I’m skinny” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images.
 
“I pretended to be asleep, then I fell asleep. Now I’m going to pretend I’m skinny” (shown on an image) was posted on Facebook by Sharing is Caring on May 3, 2019. “I pretended to be asleep and then I fell asleep. Now I’m going to pretend I’m skinny” was posted on Twitter by Chrystal Alexandroff on October 16, 2019.
     
           
Facebook
Sharing is Caring
Based in Sweden 路 May 3, 2019 at 2:50 PM 路
Let’s see if it works… 馃槀
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
I pretended
to be asleep,
then I fell
asleep.
Now I’m going
to pretend I’m
skinny.
 
Facebook
The Laugh Club
Based in Sweden 路 May 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM 路
Me 馃槀馃槀
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
I pretended
to be asleep,
then I fell
asleep.
Now I’m going
to pretend I’m
skinny.
 
Facebook
AmoMama UK
May 16, 2019 at 3:13 PM 路
Me 馃槀馃槀
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
I PRETENDED
TO BE ASLEEP,
THEN I FELL
ASLEEP.
NOW I’M GOING
TO PRETEND
I’M SKINNY!
 
Twitter
Tinkerbell 11:11
@tinkerbell9958
I pretended to be asleep and then I fell asleep…
now I’m going to pretend to be skinny. 馃槉鉁ㄢ殹锔
12:15 AM 路 Jun 8, 2019路Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Tim Kelly On Air
@timkellyonair
I Pretended To Be Asleep And Fell Asleep. Now I’m Going To Pretend To Be Skinny.
12:35 PM 路 Sep 4, 2019路Facebook
 
Twitter
Chrystal Alexandroff
@chrystalex1
I pretended to be
asleep and then I
fell asleep. Now I’m
going to pretend
I’m skinny.
7:38 AM 路 Oct 16, 2019路Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
馃嚚馃嚘DomesticGoddess馃嚚馃嚘
@DomestiG57
I pretended to be asleep and fell asleep.  Now I’m going to pretend to be skinny.
12:06 PM 路 Dec 5, 2020路Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
Big Mike NYC 馃嚭馃嚫
@MiaFins1
I pretended to be asleep and then I fell asleep. Now I’m going to pretend I’m skinny.
1:35 PM 路 Jul 11, 2022 from Manhattan, NY路Twitter for Android
 
Facebook
MY CRAZY WORLD
July 12, 2022 at 10:00 PM 路
I pretended to be
asleep and then
I fell asleep. Now
I’m going to pretend
I’m skinny.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, July 11, 2022 • Permalink


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