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 25, 2022
“Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs” (very hot)

"Crank up that A.C. (air conditioning) till it’s blowing snowballs” means that it’s very hot and the air conditioning must do extra work.

“Did they crank up the AC?! Its blowing snowballs in here” was posted on Twitter by Janna Korak on May 22, 2013. “Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs” was posted on yahoo! news in the article “Things Southerners Say When It’s Hot” by Valerie Fraser Luesse on March 20, 2017. It’s unknown who said it first.


Twitter
Janna Korak
@JannaKorak
Did they crank up the AC?! Its blowing snowballs in here
8:45 AM · May 22, 2013·Twitter for Android

yahoo! news
Southern Living
Things Southerners Say When It’s Hot
Valerie Fraser Luesse
March 20, 2017
(...)
Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs.

Twitter
Tony Degagne
@TonyDegagne
Crank up that A.C.
till it’s blowing snowballs.
It’s gonna be real
Hot for a spell.
3:14 PM · Jul 22, 2018·Facebook

Twitter
Doc Naismith 
@DocNaismith
Cut my lawn (or what’s left of it) and almost died. I like heat but this is a little too much. I’m crankin’ up that A/C till it’s blowing snowballs.
4:39 PM · Aug 5, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
John Firewalker
@JohnFirewalker
“Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs.” #SouthernSayings 💓
4:02 PM · Oct 10, 2018·Twitter Web Client

WFMY News 2 (Greensboro, NC)
30 Southern Sayings For When It’s Hotter’n Blue Blazes!
We bet you’ve heard at least one of the following sayings when it comes to it being hot, humid, and downright just nasty, y’all

Author: Carrie Hodgin (WFMY News 2 Digital)
Published: 9:42 PM EDT July 1, 2019
Updated: 9:46 PM EDT July 1, 2019
(...)
29. Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs.

Twitter
Top Gun Picks
@BeastMo02454013
It’s hot in here! Someone crank up the AC, until its blowing snowballs!
8:29 PM · Apr 23, 2021·Twitter for Android

Twitter
🎃⚙⛓КИКИ⛓⚙🎃
@80sBaby90sKid_
Crank up that A.C. till it’s blowing snowballs. 🥵
12:14 AM · Jun 23, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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