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 17, 2021
“If you’re not supposed to drink WD-40, why does it come with a straw?”

WD-40 is the trademark name of a water-displacing spray. A “smart straw” helps to spray the lubricant.
 
“If they don’t want you to drink the WD-40, why does it come with a straw?” was posted on Twitter by Sir Earl on October 27, 2013. “Some people use WD40 for some strange reasons / uses. Well, as I told them at the hospital, if you’re not supposed to DRINK the stuff, why does it come with a straw?” was posted on Facebook by Paul Rusling on August 12, 2018. “If you’re NOT supposed to drink WD40…. why do they sell it with a straw?” was posted on Twitter by Randall Williams on August 19, 2018. “If you’re not suppsed to drink WD40, why does it come with a straw?” was posted on Twitter by William Stone on August 22, 2018.
   
     
Wikipedia: WD-40 
WD-40 is an American brand and the trademark name of a water-displacing spray manufactured by the WD-40 Company based in San Diego, California.
   
Twitter
Sir Earl
@Sir_Earl
If they don’t want you to drink the WD-40, why does it come with a straw?
9:38 PM · Oct 27, 2013·Blaq for BlackBerry® 10
   
Facebook
Paul Rusling
August 12, 2018 at 1:56 PM ·
Some people use WD40 for some strange reasons / uses. Well, as I told them at the hospital, if you’re not supposed to DRINK the stuff, why does it come with a straw?
   
Twitter
Randall Williams
@VandallMan
If you’re NOT supposed to drink WD40…. why do they sell it with a straw?
10:37 AM · Aug 19, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
William Stone
@itswilliamstone
If you’re not suppsed to drink WD40, why does it come with a straw?
4:49 AM · Aug 22, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Shaun McElheron
@ShaunMcE
Replying to @DonnaDlm71
Little bit early for me! I’ve been reading how bad alcohol is for me so I’ve decided to give up….. reading ! Incidentally if they don’t want u to drink WD40 why does it come with a straw ?
2:51 PM · Aug 24, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
       
Twitter
Simon James Cudicio
@simoncudicio
If we’re not meant to drink WD-40, why does it come with a straw? #Wales
2:02 PM · Sep 12, 2018·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Phil Moggy
@Phil_Moggy
If you are not supposed to drink WD40 why does it come with a straw?
3:05 PM · Mar 28, 2019·Facebook
   
Twitter
Formerly a Dumpling
@TimeForCrab64
If I’m not supposed to drink WD-40, why does it come with a straw? #wtf
10:59 AM · Jan 22, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
 
Twitter
Robert Wilkinson
@robertwlk
If you’re not supposed to drink WD40, why does it come with a straw?
11:55 AM · Mar 17, 2021·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Wednesday, March 17, 2021 • Permalink


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