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 November 27, 2006
“If God didn’t want us to eat meat, he wouldn’t have invented steak sauce”

Texans love barbecue. “If God didn’t want us to eat meat, he wouldn’t have invented steak sauce” is Texan talk from at least the 1990s.
 
 
Retrograde.com 
Posted: 10/16/06 06:58AM (24 days ago)
(...)
Well, who really eats fruits or vegetables in Texas anyway? Like the old Texan saying goes: “If God didn’t want us to eat meat, he wouldn’t have invented Steak Sauce.”
 
Google Groups: alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer
From:  FltwdMcFrk
Date:  Wed, Sep 23 1998 12:00 am
 
>I think she played a vegitarian that broke the kids heart and gave him
>the motivation to eat a 72 ounce rare steak.  I was watching during
>commercials, so I really didn’t see what was going on.

That’s pretty much what I caught, too. I loved the scene in the fast food
restaurant.

SMG: “I don’t eat anything with a head.”
Bobby: ...
SMG: “I’m a vegetarian.”
Bobby: ...
SMG: “I don’t eat meat.”
Bobby: “My dad says if God didn’t want us to eat meat he wouldn’t have invented
steak sauce.”

(Referring to the Texas-based animated television show “King of the Hill”—ed.)

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • Monday, November 27, 2006 • Permalink


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