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 December 12, 2020
“Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough”

Ceiling fans are sometimes compared to helicopter blades.

“Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough… Via @sixthformpoet” was posted on Twitter by Ayodej on September 20, 2013. (The original tweet is no longer available.) “Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough” was posted on Twitter by sixthformpoet on February 2, 2014. “Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough” was posted on Twitter by sixthformpoet on August 20, 2016.

“Ceiling fans are really just helicopters who gave up on their dreams and opted for an office job...” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughtson July 25, 2016. “eiling fans are really just helicopters who gave up on their dreams and opted for an office job” was posted on Twitter by Mother Of Sarcasm on August 13, 2016. “Telephone poles are just trees that got a job and ceiling fans are just helicopters who chose a desk job” was posted on Twitter by Mother Of Sarcasm on January 11, 2020.


Twitter
Ayodeji
@WilDeji
Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough… Via @sixthformpoet
1:54 PM · Sep 30, 2013·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
Sakuramoo
@Sakuramoo
Replying to @sixthformpoet
“@sixthformpoet: Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough.” @Squembledore
1:54 PM · Sep 30, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
sixthformpoet
@sixthformpoet
Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough.
5:00 AM · Feb 2, 2014·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/[deleted] July 25, 2016
Ceiling fans are really just helicopters who gave up on their dreams and opted for an office job…

Twitter
Jutta Jordans
@JuttaJordans
Ceiling fans are helicopters who gave up on their dreams of flying and settled for a 9to5 job in the office instead
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Mann vom Balkon
@MannvomBalkon
· Jul 25, 2016
Zimmerventilatoren sind eigentlich Hubschrauber, die irgendwann ihre Träume aufgegeben und sich einen kleinen Bürojob gesucht haben.
7:24 AM · Jul 25, 2016·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
@monkeydom
@monkeydom
Replying to @MannvomBalkon
“As it turns out, ceiling fans are actually helicopters that gave up theirs dreams and settled for a desk job” -
@MannvomBalkon
12:48 PM · Jul 25, 2016·Tweetbot for iΟS

Twitter
Mother Of Sarcasm
@SarcasmMother
Ceiling fans are really just helicopters who gave up on their dreams and opted for an office job…
3:56 AM · Aug 13, 2016·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
sixthformpoet
@sixthformpoet
Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough.
9:15 AM · Aug 20, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Facebook
meme NEPAL
August 20, 2016 at 1:24 PM ·
Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough 😂😂

Twitter
GazettE texts
@gaze_tfln
Reita: ceiling fans are really just helicopters who gave up on their dreams and opted for an office job
11:16 AM · Mar 23, 2017·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Mother Of Sarcasm
@SarcasmMother
Telephone poles are just trees that got a job and ceiling fans are just helicopters who chose a desk job.
12:43 PM · Jan 11, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Sashi Molier
@MolierSashi
Ceiling fans are just helicopter blades that didn’t study hard enough.
1:06 AM · Nov 23, 2020·Twitter for Android

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