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 January 21, 2020
“I tried to buy a hot dog with ketchup, but the vendor would only accept cash”

A joke was posted by john on Twitter on May 22, 2017:
 
Me: I’d like to buy a hot dog with ketchup, please
Him: Sorry, cash only

 
A similar joke was reposted on Twitter on December 11, 2019. “I tried to buy a hot dog with ketchup, but the vendor would only accept cash” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on January 20, 2020.
   
“Hi, I’d like to buy a cookie with chocolate chips.”/“Sorry, we only accept cash,” “I went to a deli and said, ‘I’d like to buy a bagel with cream cheese…‘“ and “I’d like to buy a ham and cheese baguette with pickles.”/“Sorry, we only take cash or card” are similar jokes.
 
“I tried paying taxes with a smile, but the IRS wanted cash” is a similar saying.
 
   
Twitter 
Spuds McKenzie
@AyeRishPirate
Replying to @mikechaseRights and @SteveChapman13
Is it consensual if I buy a hot dog with ketchup?  Owner wants money.  I want hot dog with ketchup. #FELONY
9:43 PM · Feb 9, 2017·Twitter Web Client
 
maze cryptid
@MachMinotaur · Feb 10, 2017
Replying to @AyeRishPirate and @SteveChapman13
what kind of idiot takes ketchup as payment
   
Twitter
john
@mrjohndarby
Me: I’d like to buy a hot dog with ketchup, please
Him: Sorry, cash only
3:56 PM · May 22, 2017·Twitter for Android
     
Twitter
ceo of andreil
@seijohsmanager
kirishima: hi i’d like to buy a hotdog with ketchup, please
todoroki:
todoroki: sorry, cash only
12:09 AM · Oct 14, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Incorrect ModSquad Quotes
@gaysbeingdudes
alex: i’d like to buy a hotdog with ketchup, please
cloud: sorry, cash only
5:48 PM · Feb 17, 2019·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
john
@mrjohndarby
me: I’d like to buy a hotdog with ketchup please
vendor: sorry cash only
10:04 PM · Dec 11, 2019·Twitter Web App
 
Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/timotab January 20, 2020
I tried to buy a hotdog with ketchup but the vendor would only accept cash.
 
Twitter
Marisa!
@mindofmarisa
The last time I was in NYC I tried to buy a hotdog with ketchup, but the vendor said that he would only accept cash
1:56 PM · Jan 20, 2020·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
کمال
@OzKamal
I tried to buy a hotdog with ketchup but the vendor only accepted cash
3:16 PM · Jan 20, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 • Permalink


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