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 October 20, 2017
“Why was the road afraid of the bike lane?”/“Because it was a cycle path.”

“Cycle path” sounds a little like “psychopath.” “Careful where you tell that tarmac joke. It was a cycle-path!” was posted on Twitter on May 6, 2010. “Why was the grass scared of the Tarmac? Cos it was a cycle path.. Boom boom” was posted on Twitter on May 3, 2011.
 
A riddle was posted on Reddit—Jokes on October 20, 2017:
 
Q: Why was the road afraid of the bike lane?
A: Because it was a cycle path.

 
         
Twitter
Mike Sullivan‏
@MikeTheRelic
Replying to @twowitwowoo
@twowitwowoo Careful where you tell that tarmac joke. It was a cycle-path!
2:13 AM - 6 May 2010
   
Twitter
Mtrone‏
@mr_citch
@keithlemon1 why was the grass scared of the Tarmac? Cos it was a cycle path.. Boom boom
3:23 PM - 3 May 2011
 
Twitter
Erin‏
@etmuse
Replying to @kharma2815
@kharma2815 That’s as bad as ‘why was the pavement afraid of the gravel?’ ‘because it was a cycle-path’
1:46 PM - 4 May 2011
 
Twitter
Mtrone‏
@mr_citch
Why was the grass scared of the Tarmac? He heard it was a cycle-path @flintoff11
1:58 PM - 24 Jun 2011
 
Twitter
Nora‏
@ChobitComplex
Replying to @Tobjizzle
@Tobjizzle Why is the black tarmac scared of the green tarmac? Because it was a cycle-path.
2:05 PM - 3 Dec 2012
     
Twitter
Si‏
@Simon1927
#CrapJokeThursday I saw a mental guy on a bike at the side of the road last night. It was a cycle-path
10:44 AM - 6 Jun 2013
 
Twitter
#TeamLauren ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️‏
@LaurenFan2047
Replying to @DrewDGriffiths
@DrewGriffithsF1 @ashleighmurrayk why was the road scared of the path because it was a cycle path
6:50 AM - 3 Feb 2016
 
Twitter
#TeamDrew‏
@DaggerCrew
Replying to @mae_spencer @ashleighmurrayk
why was the road afraid of the path because it was a cycle path
1:24 PM - 19 Jun 2016
   
Twitter
Simon McPherson‏
@Simon_McPherson
Replying to @domjoly
why was the red path afraid of the green path?
Because it was a cycle path
3:20 PM - 22 Oct 2016
 
Reddit—Jokes
Why was the road afraid of the bike lane?
submitted October 20, 2017 by 5pez__A
Because it was a cycle path!

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Friday, October 20, 2017 • Permalink


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