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 August 23, 2007
“Life is like a jar of jalapeños; What you do today may burn your ass tomorrow”

“Life is like a jar of jalapeños; What you do today may burn you ass tomorrow” is a food proverb, giving a Texas spin to the famous film line in Forrest Gump (1994).
   
   
The Yale Book of Quotations
edited by Fred Shapiro
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press
2006
Pg. 262 (Film Lines): 
[Mrs. Gump, played by Sally Field, speaking:]
Life is like a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you’re goin’ to get.
Forrest Gump (1994). Screenplay by Eric Roth. 
 
Jokes du Jour
Texas Proverb       
Life is NOT like a box of chocolates.
Life is like a jar of jalapeños.
What you do today
May burn your ass tomorrow.
     
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From: “JWald”


Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 20:16:20 -0500
Local: Thurs, Jul 17 2003 9:16 pm
Subject: Re: stupid question about canada & passports
 
“Life is like a jar of jalapeños.  What you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.”

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • Thursday, August 23, 2007 • Permalink


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