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 July 30, 2020
“The goal of the ‘for dummies’ books is to get rid of their target audience”

“The goal of the ‘for dummies’ books is to get rid of their target audience” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on July 29, 2020. That is, if “dummies” read “for dummies” books and get smart, they will no longer buy such books.
   
Related “dummies” sayings include “I bought a book called ‘Mathematics for dummies.’ All the answers were wrong” and “I’ve just seen a very confusing book—‘Ventriloquism for Dummies.‘“
   
 
Wikipedia: For Dummies
For Dummies is an extensive series of instructional/reference books which are intended to present non-intimidating guides for readers new to the various topics covered. The series has been a worldwide success with editions in numerous languages.
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/peanut_fish_taco July 29, 2020
The goal of the “for dummies” books is to get rid of their target audience.
   
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Shower Thoughts
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The goal of the “for dummies” books is to get rid of their target audience. #Showerthoughts
8:01 AM · Jul 29, 2020·ShowerBot
   
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Fluff Theory
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The goal of the “for dummies” books is to get rid of their target audience.
5:23 PM · Jul 29, 2020·Flufftheory
 
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The goal of the “for dummies” books is to get rid of their target audience.
3:21 AM · Jul 30, 2020·IFTTT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Thursday, July 30, 2020 • Permalink


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