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 19, 2017
“I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved”

“I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved” is a jocular one-line math saying that has been printed on several images. “I stopped understanding maths when they started to put alphabetic letters in it” was posted on Twitter by Antonio Calretas on October 12, 2010.
 
“I stopped understanding math when letters were paired with numbers” was posted on Twitter by Hayden Redmond‏ on April 25, 2011. “I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets” was posted on Twitter by YoungQueen on August 29, 2011.
 
“RT @IslandRudeNess: I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved” was posted on Twitter by shaniece.‏ on October 26, 2011. “I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved” was posted on Twitter by Fill Werrell‏ on October 29, 2011.
 
     
Twitter
Antonio Calretas
@Calretas
I stopped understanding maths when they started to put alphabetic letters in it… :X
2:39 PM · Oct 12, 2010·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
Hayden Redmond‏
@HaydenRedmond
I stopped understanding math when letters were paired with numbers. #wth
2:39 PM - 25 Apr 2011
     
Twitter
Banks.Like.Ashleigh
@str8_choosin
@MissAmerica90 lmao thank u thank u…and g who u tellin i stopped understanding math when they started adding letter #overit
7:10 PM · Apr 25, 2011·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Gam Newton
@cocoqt81
Replying to @appl3s
@appl3s @_BryanCrawford I stopped understanding math when they started putting letters in the problems.
9:33 AM · Jul 6, 2011·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
YoungQueen‏
@_Frivolous
I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets. O_0
11:41 AM - 29 Aug 2011
 
Twitter
Narcis-her
@_Frivolous
I stopped understanding math when teachers started to throw in alphabets. O_0
12:41 PM · Aug 29, 2011·Plume for Android
 
Twitter
Trevaunn Richards‏
@Trey_Richards
I Stopped Understanding Math When They Threw Letters In Dat Bitch, lmfao Looked At That Shit Like “Fuck It.”
11:40 PM - 18 Oct 2011
 
Twitter
shaniece.‏
@Steeler_GURL88
Lol RT @IslandRudeNess: I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved
10:10 AM - 26 Oct 2011
 
Twitter
Jason arrington‏
@menohoe
I stopped understanding math when most of the alphabet decided to get involved -__-
10:37 AM - 26 Oct 2011
   
Twitter
Fill Werrell‏
@FillWerrell
I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved
5:34 PM - 29 Oct 2011
   
Mom in the Muddle
OCTOBER 5, 2012 · 8:28 AM
Miscalculating: I Never Thought I’d Need Math Again
(...)
COMMENTS
Paprika Furstenburg
October 5, 2012 at 5:53 pm
I completely understand your dilemma. I stopped understanding math when they substituted letters for numbers.
 
Facebook
Kenya Kona Comedy
January 4, 2013 ·
I stopped understanding math when the
alphabet decided to get involved.
 
Funny Status
I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided…
May 14, 2013 School Status Updates
I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved.
 
10 July 2013, Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, “The Vent,” pg. B2:
I stopped understanding math when the alphabet got involved.
     
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
Getting to know: Joshua Poteat
Nov 27, 2015
(...)
Favorite/least favorite subject in school: Least favorite: math. “I stopped understanding math when the alphabet decided to get involved.”
 
Sizzle
I STOPPED UNDERSTANDING MATH WHEN THE ALPHABET DECIDED TO GET MEME
ALPHABET MATH MEXICAN WORD OF THE DAY UNDERSTANDING UNDERSTANDABLE STOPPING ALPHABETS
FOUND @ 1178 LIKES ON 2016-07-08 21:17:38 BY SIZZLE
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