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 June 20, 2021
“So you’re telling me this monkey owns a business?”

"Monkey business” does not mean that a monkey owns or runs a business, but there are jokes.

“You’re telling me a monkey runs this business?” was posted on Twitter by Criminal on March 26, 2019. “So you’re telling me a monkey runs this business?” was posted on Twitter by E M M A on May 5, 2020. “so you’re telling me a monkey started this business?” was posted on Twitter by Isakk Orduno on December 10, 2020. “So you’re telling me this monkey owns a business?” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on June 19, 2021.


Wiktionary: monkey business
Noun
monkey business
(uncountable)
1. (US, slang) Wasting time, or effort, on some foolish project.
2. An activity that is considered silly, or stupid, or time-wasting.
3. (idiomatic) An activity that may be considered illegal, questionable, or a vice, but not felonious.

Twitter
Criminal
@yungkexclusive
You’re telling me a monkey runs this business?
3:23 AM · Mar 26, 2019 from Reno, NV·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
cam
@_craybill
You telling me a monkey runs this business
10:38 PM · Jun 25, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
rope
@ADSP
youre telling me a monkey runs this business
8:05 PM · Aug 30, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
E M M A
@emmawardo
So you’re telling me a monkey runs this business?
2:58 PM · May 5, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
my hubris will never be my downfall
@goblinwarl0ck
are you telling me a monkey started this business
5:26 PM · Oct 14, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Isakk Orduno
@xisakkjaimex
so you’re telling me a monkey started this business?
9:15 PM · Dec 10, 2020·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/Your_post_not_good June 19, 2021
So you’re telling me this monkey owns a business?

Twitter
WSⱯꓛꓤⱯS ꓨNIꓥIꓶ
@SarcasmLiving
So you’re telling me this monkey owns a business?
8:26 PM · Jun 19, 2021·TweetCaster for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Sunday, June 20, 2021 • Permalink