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 September 20, 2022
“Look, I’m all for coloring books, but connect-the-dots? That’s where I draw the line”

"Draw the line” is an expression to describe the limit of what a person will tolerate. It usually doesn’t involve actually drawing a line, but there are jokes.

“Show your kid how to play connect the dots?! That’s where I draw the line” was posted on Twitter by Little Greenis on November 28, 2015. “I hate connect-the-dot puzzles. That’s where I draw the line” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on March 11, 2021. “I hate connect-the-dot puzzles. That’s where I draw the line” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on December 7, 2021.

“Look, I’m all for coloring books… but connect-the-dots? That’s where I draw the line” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on September 15, 2022.


Wikipedia: Connect the dots
Connect the dots (also known as connect-the-dots, dot to dot, or join the dots) is a form of puzzle containing a sequence of numbered dots. When a line is drawn connecting the dots the outline of an object is revealed. The puzzles frequently contain simple line art to enhance the image created or to assist in rendering a complex section of the image.

Wiktionary: draw the line
Verb
draw the line
(third-person singular simple present draws the line, present participle drawing the line, simple past drew the line, past participle drawn the line)
1. (idiomatic) To set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate

Twitter
Little Greenis
@DurtMcHurtt
Show your kid how to play connect the dots?! That’s where I draw the line.
12:36 PM · Nov 28, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
EmperorTigerstar
@EmpTigerstar
Look, I enjoy connect the dots, but in-between dots 3 and 4? That’s where I draw the line.
9:50 PM · Aug 23, 2020·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Semi_K May 11, 2021
I hate connect-the-dot puzzles.
That’s where I draw the line.

Twitter
Captain Random 💙💛
@CaptainRandom10
I enjoy doing crosswords and sudokus but those connect the dots puzzles..?
That’s where I draw the line.
4:58 AM · Oct 27, 2021·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Legenda_069 December 7, 2021
I hate connect-the-dot puzzles.
That’s where I draw the line.

Twitter
Hans
@hanslatwork
On a connect the dots picture, between point 1 and 2. That’s where I draw the line!
8:03 PM · Mar 18, 2022·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/PonchiBear September 15, 2022
Look, I’m all for coloring books…
but connect-the-dots? That’s where I draw the line.

LaffGaff
Connect-the-dots
September 21, 2022 by laffgaff
Look, I’m all for coloring books …
But connect-the-dots? That’s where I draw the line.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 • Permalink