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 21, 2022
“Hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July” (very hot)

Entry in progress—BP

“Hotter than noon on the Fourth of July” and “Hotter than the Fourth of July” are related sayings.

Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com
3 July 2009, The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), “Some cool statistics sparked by the Fourth” by Bryan Painter, pg. 16A, col. 1:
You’ve probably heard them for years, the Fourth of July cliches.

“Hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July.” “Hotter than noon on the Fourth of July.” And the generic “Hotter than the Fourth of July.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Tuesday, June 21, 2022 • Permalink