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 February 10, 2023
“Why are artichokes so beloved?”/“They’re known for their hearts.”

A popular Valentine’s Day riddle is:
   
Q: Why are artichokes so beloved?
A: They’re known for their hearts.

   
“Why are artichokes so beloved?  They’re known for their hearts” was posted on Twitter by The CJDS on February 14, 2021.
 
“Why is lettuce the most loving vegetable?”/“Because it’s all heart” is a related riddle.
   
       
Wikipedia: Artichoke
The globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus /ˈsɪnərə kɑːrˈdʌnkjʊləs ˈskɒlɪməs/) also known by the names French artichoke and green artichoke in the U.S., is a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as food.
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Forms found in English have included hartichoak, corresponding to heart and choke, which were likely associated with the belief that the inedible centre of the vegetable could choke its eaters or that the plant can take over a garden, choking out other plants.
   
Twitter
The CJDS
@TheCJDS
Why are artichokes so beloved?
They’re known for their hearts.
#LoveFromCJDS
7:45 AM · Feb 14, 2021
   
Twitter
Frank Schorsch
@WhosThisFrank
Why are artichokes so beloved? They’re known for their hearts.
12:22 AM · Mar 15, 2021
   
Twitter
💀💜CarrieGhoul🖤💀
@GamerGhoul6
Ok, so i did it for Halloween, and Christmas, so here are some Valentines jokes to make you smile. Easter next!
And yes, they WILL be cheesy, a little giggle for the day!
Why are artichokes so beloved?
They’re known for their hearts.
4:24 AM · Feb 1, 2022
   
Twitter
Lionel Gilmore
@lg16spear
@kerrykrenzin here’s a Valentine’s Day joke for you: Why are artichokes so beloved? They’re known for their hearts.
1:25 PM · Feb 1, 2022
 
My Town Tutors
2022 Valentine’s Day Jokes: 22 Funny Valentine’s Day Jokes
by Mark Molloy | Feb 14, 2022 | Dads, Latest News, School Jokes
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95. Why are artichokes so beloved?… They’re known for their hearts.
     
Twitter
The CJDS
@TheCJDS
Why are artichokes so beloved?
They’re known for their hearts.
#LoveFromCJDS
2:15 PM · Feb 14, 2022
   
Parade
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KELSEY PELZER FEB 6, 2023
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6. Why are artichokes so beloved? They’re known for their hearts.
 
Twitter
Lionel Gilmore
@lg16spear
@aMonicaBellucci here’s a Valentine’s Day joke for you: Why are artichokes so beloved? They’re known for their hearts.
8:37 PM · Feb 9, 2023
   
Good Housekeeping
55 Best Valentine’s Day Jokes to Spread Love and Laughter
These funny sayings and one-liners are perfect to share with adults or kids.

BY HANNAH JEON AND ANNIE O’SULLIVANUPDATED: FEB 10, 2023
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Why are artichokes so beloved?
They’re known for their hearts.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, February 10, 2023 • Permalink


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