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 23, 2017
“I saw a family of raisins in the bank today.  They were opening a currant account!”

Many people have a “current account” at a bank; a “currant” account is a popular pun that was cited in a 2008 book. “I just got asked if I wanted to invest in a business selling raisins. I said, ‘Fine, take it from my current account’” was posted on Twitter on October 4, 2010.
 
“I saw a family of raisins in the bank today. They were opening a current account!” was posted on Twitter on October 24, 2015.
 
 
Wikipedia: Raisin
A raisin is a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking, and brewing. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, the word “raisin” is reserved for the dark-colored dried large grape, with “sultana” being a golden-colored dried grape, and “currant” being a dried small Black Corinth seedless grape.
       
Google Bpoks 
Stupid Poems
By Ian Vannoey
Leicester, UK: Matador
2008
Pg. 41:
If you’ve loads of sultanas, and more
raisins than you can count,
do not put them in your food store.
They go in your currant account.
 
Twitter
BIG_BEAR_F1‏
@BIG_BEAR_F1
I just got asked if I wanted to invest in a business selling raisins. I said, “Fine, take it from my current account.”
8:18 AM - 4 Oct 2010
 
Twitter
er‏
@enanram
I’m off to deposit some small raisins in my currant account.
5:28 PM - 28 Apr 2012
 
Twitter
RDR Pest Management‏
@RDRPest
I asked my bank if I could deposit a bag of raisins they said no as I only had a currant account
12:31 PM - 29 May 2012
 
Twitter
One O’Clock Pun ™‏
@OneOclockPun
Just checked my currant account balance. Not much left - a few raisins, couple of sultanas.
7:02 AM - 11 May 2013
 
Twitter
Lord Clifton‏
@Rotherhammer
#WhatADayFor throwing a handful of raisins at the bank cashier and saying, “Here, put these in my currant account.”
1:02 PM - 25 May 2013
 
Twitter
Shit Jokes‏
@ShitJokes
I saw a family of raisins in the bank today.
They were opening a current account!
1:57 PM - 24 Oct 2015
 
Twitter
DieVineIntervention‏
@DieVineIn
“@ShitJokes: I saw a family of raisins in the bank today.
They were opening a current account!”
Grape sense of humour.
1:19 AM - 25 Oct 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, April 23, 2017 • Permalink


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