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 August 12, 2021
“What did the Scotsman say when he didn’t have money for his hors d’oeuvre bill?"/“I canape.”

"Canapé” can sound like “can not pay.”

“What did the Scotsman say when he didn’t have the money for his Hors d’oeuvre bill? I canapé” was posted on Twitter by QwazyQuokka on March 27, 2020. “Canapé. Scottish for, I don’t have the money” was posted on Sickipedia on August 12, 2021.


Wikipedia: Canapé
A canapé (French: [kanape]) is a type of hors d’oeuvre, a small, prepared, and often decorative food, consisting of a small piece of bread (sometimes toasted), puff pastry, or a cracker wrapped or topped with some savoury food, held in the fingers and often eaten in one bite.

Twitter
QwazyQuokka
@Girlie4
What did the Scotsman say when he didn’t have the money for his Hors d’oeuvre bill?
I canapé
9:02 PM · Mar 27, 2020·TweetDeck

Twitter
Red Leader Davinalan-Vos LFC Champ19ns
@Davina51026186
What did the Scotsman say when he didn’t have the money to pay for his hors d’euvre bill? “I canapé.
1:23 PM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Sickipedia
Canapé.
Scottish for, I don’t have the money.
Joke by Chum in Other - Wordplay · August 12, 2021 01:50 PM

Twitter
Craigybaby
@guzzicraig
Canapé.
Scottish for, I don’t have the money
3:49 PM · Aug 12, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
Canapé.
Scottish for, I don’t have the money.
6:18 PM · Aug 12, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Mr Smith
@MrSmithOO7
Canapé.
Scottish for, I don’t have the money.
9:22 PM · Aug 12, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Snooo2 Chelsea Blue
@twosnoot2
Canapé.
Scottish for, I don’t have the money.
2:41 AM · Aug 13, 2021·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, August 12, 2021 • Permalink