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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 10, 2020
“Core elation is not causation” (joke)

An apple pun was posted on Reddit—3amjokes on March 10, 2020:

“Violent crime has increased with the rate of people made joyous by the central part of an apple. But then again, core elation is not causation.”

“Core elation” is a pun on “correlation.”


Wikipedia: Correlation does not imply causation
In statistics, the phrase “correlation does not imply causation” refers to the inability to legitimately deduce a cause-and-effect relationship between two variables solely on the basis of an observed association or correlation between them. The idea that “correlation implies causation” is an example of a questionable-cause logical fallacy, in which two events occurring together are taken to have established a cause-and-effect relationship. This fallacy is also known by the Latin phrase cum hoc ergo propter hoc ("with this, therefore because of this"). This differs from the fallacy known as post hoc ergo propter hoc ("after this, therefore because of this"), in which an event following another is seen as a necessary consequence of the former event.

Twitter
foca
@godfoca
Replying to @tenderlove
CORE-elation does not imply causation, Aaron.
12:52 PM · Feb 10, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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Embers Tide PAX hangover
@Embers_Tide
Core elation doesn’t equal causation
10:32 AM · Oct 18, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/TommehBoi March 10, 2020
Violent crime has increased with the rate of people made joyous by the central part of an apple.
But then again, core elation is not causation.

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3AM
@3AM_Jokes
Violent crime has increased with the rate of people made joyous by the central part of an apple.... But then again, core elation is not causation.
8:36 PM · Mar 10, 2020·IFTTT

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Valerie Slice of pizza
@ValeriePiazza
Violent crime has increased with the rate of people made joyous by the central part of an Apple, but then again, core elation is not causation
10:56 PM · Mar 10, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

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