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 01, 2020
“So they really clothes school tomorrow."/ “They shirt it down."/ “That socks.”

A jocular conversation between students is:

“So they really clothes (closed) school tomorrow.”
“They shirt (shut) it down.”
“That socks (sucks).”
“I was underwear (unaware) of this.”

The puns were posted on Twitter in January 2018 and have been printed on several images.

Rocky Top Royalty
Lol a guy asked earlier if “they was gonna clothes school down”. Someone replied “yup—they shirt it down” found it funny don’t know why
7:37 PM · Jan 17, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

This bitch said “They clothes school tmr?” Yes bitch they shirt it down
11:31 PM · Jan 17, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

They clothes school tomorrow.. they might as well shirt it down
12:53 AM · Jan 18, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

I’ve heard they clothes school tomorrow??
I guess they shirt it down
Well that socks
Ya out played me pun after pun lmao
10:13 PM · Aug 16, 2018·Twitter Web App

X: so they clothes school tomorrow?
Y: yes they shirt it down
Z: that socks
4:34 PM · May 27, 2019·Twitter for Android

So they really Clothes school tomorrow or they shirt it down 🤦🏻‍♀️ this shit socks .. I was underwear of this ..
5:27 PM · Mar 18, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Charlie C. Ortiz
-So they really clothes school tomorrow
- they shirt it down
-that socks
- i was underwear of this
3:06 AM · Apr 1, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Monday, June 01, 2020 • Permalink