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 June 01, 2022
“Why is pride month in the summer?”/“Because pride goeth before the fall.”

“Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall” is from the Bible’s Book of Proverbs 16:18.
     
“Why is pride month in the summer? Because pride cometh before the fall” was posted on Twitter by “Claire, background Disney lesbian 馃槇” on June 4, 2018. “Why is Pride month is Summer? Because Pride comes before a fall” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 5, 2018. “Why is pride month in the summer? Because pride goeth before the fall” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on June 16, 2021. “Why is Pride month always in the summer? Because Pride cometh before the Fall” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on June 1, 2022.
   
     
Wiktionary: pride comes before a fall
Etymology
Probably a misquote of:
. 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Book of Proverbs, 16:18,
  Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverb
pride comes before a fall

1. A person who is excessively proud will often suffer a setback or failure.
         
Twitter
Mike Donohue
@barelysushi
I know I’m probably the last person to say anything about this but why is Pride Month in June and not August so “Pride goes before the Fall”
9:25 PM 路 Jun 1, 2017路Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Claire, background Disney lesbian 馃槇
@ClaireMulkerin
Why is pride month in the summer?
Because pride cometh before the fall.
8:34 AM 路 Jun 4, 2018路Twitter Web App
 
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Homer_Simpson2 June 5, 2018
Why is Pride month is Summer?
Because Pride comes before a fall
   
Twitter
Francis Wild
@FrannyWild
Replying to @shannonrwatts
Why is Pride month in June? Cuz Pride commeth before the Fall. 馃槈
8:59 AM 路 Jun 3, 2019路Twitter for iPad
   
Twitter
Dan Felder
@DesignerDanF
Why is pride month in the summer?
Because pride cometh before the fall.
3:15 AM 路 May 26, 2020路Twitter Web App
   
Twitter
Geoff. Just Geoff.
@DaYoshiMan89
Here’s a joke to lighten your spirits.
Why is pride month celebrated in summer?
Because pride always comes before the Fall.
don’thurtme
10:57 PM 路 Jun 15, 2020路Twitter Web App
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/masterofshadows June 16, 2021
Why is pride month in the summer?
Because pride goeth before the fall.
     
Twitter
‘jokes’ of a guy 馃槀
@the_alphaman_
Why is pride month in the summer?
Because pride goeth before the fall.
#humour
2:12 AM 路 Jun 17, 2021路Kipruto
   
Twitter
jones
@sillygoosejones
Why is pride month in the summer?
Because pride cometh before the fall
1:52 AM 路 Jul 1, 2021路Twitter Web App
 
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/-Stephen June 1, 2022
Why is Pride month always in the summer?
Because Pride cometh before the Fall.

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