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 March 24, 2022
“I saw a bank that said ‘24 Hour Banking,’ but I don’t have that much time”

“24-hour banking” usually implies that there is an ATM at the bank that allows transactions all day (24 hours). It doesn’t mean that a bank customer has to spend 24 hours at the bank, but there are jokes.
   
“24 hour banking—I don’t have time for that” was printed in The Oregonian (Portland, OR) on October 27, 1989, credited to American stand-up comedian Steven Wright. “24-hour banking? I don’t have time for that” was printed in Muncie (IN) Star on February 10, 1990, again, credited to Wright. “I saw a bank that said ‘24 Hour Banking’, but I don’t have that much time” was printed in a post titled “The Canonical List of Steven Wright-isms” on the newsgroup rec.humor on August 30, 1991. 
       
“I saw a bank that said ‘24 Hour Banking,’ but I don’t have that much time” is a saying that has been printed on many images.
 
“A McDonald’s sign said, ‘All Day Breakfast.’ I thought, ‘I don’t have time for that‘“ is a similar joke by stand-up comedian Stephen Cookson.
             
       
Wikipedia: Steven Wright
Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and film producer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, paraprosdokians, non sequiturs, anti-humor, and one-liners with contrived situations.
     
27 October 1989, The Oregonian (Portland, OR), “Wright takes life apart for laughs” by John Foyston, pg. ?
“24 hour banking—I don’t have time for that.”
 
Newspapers.com
10 February 1990, Muncie (IN) Star, “Absolutely Wright: Deadpan Comic Makes Some Noise With Emens Crowd” by Rodney Richey, pg. B-6, col. 2:
“24-hour banking? I don’t have time for that.”
   
Google Groups: rec.humor 
The Canonical List of Steven Wright-isms
Alan Silverstein
Aug 30, 1991, 6:49:08 PM
(...)
I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking”, but I don’t have that much time.
 
Google Groups: rec.humor
steve wright jokes…
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Apr 12, 1992, 8:38:22 PM
(...)
I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking”, but I don’t have that much time.
   
Google Groups: rec.humor
Steven Wright: One Liners
Simon Greig
Mar 23, 1995, 11:21:41 AM
(...)
I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking”, but I don’t have that much time.
 
Twitter   
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I saw a bank that said “24-Hour Banking,” but I don’t have that much time.
—STEVEN WRIGHT, comedian
3:07 AM · Mar 20, 2021·Twitter for Android
 
Twitter   
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@EagleCommCU
“I saw a sign that read, ’24-Hour Banking’, but I didn’t have that much time.”
– Stephen Wright, comedian
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2:52 PM · Oct 24, 2021·Buffer
 
Twitter   
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@Zaack23
Replying to @WhenIsBirths
“24 Hour Banking But I Didn’t Have That Much Time”
3:41 AM · Nov 2, 2021·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
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“I saw a bank that said ‘24 Hour Banking,’ but I didn’t have that much time.”
― Steven Wright on #bitcoin
6:17 AM · Nov 12, 2021·Twitter Web App
 
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@payne_spiva
24 hour banking? i don’t have that kind of time
2:31 AM · Nov 22, 2021·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Michael Senese
@DarkSha03336871
Replying to @wild_ocean_rose and @DoufSaid
I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking”, but I don’t have that much time.
12:38 AM · Dec 10, 2021·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
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24-Hour Banking?  I don’t have that kind of time.
4:35 PM · Dec 22, 2021·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
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G. I saw a bank that said “24 Hour Banking,” but I don’t have that much time. 
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