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.

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“If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead” (5/22)
“A small carafe of wine is illogical, immoral and inadequate” (5/22)
“The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again” (5/21)
“My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance” (5/21)
“Regular naps prevent old age, especially if you take them while driving” (5/21)
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Entry from December 22, 2017
“What is the difference between a fisherman and a lazy student?” (riddle)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google Groups: alt.tasteless.jokes
Difference
Robert Nykvist
3/2/95
(...)
17. What is the difference between a fisherman and a lazy student?
The fisherman baits his hooks.
The lazy student hates his books.

Twitter
David Wain‏
@davidwain
I’m not the first to say it, but it bears repeating: A fisherman is like a dull student. One baits his hooks, the other hates his books.
6:53 PM - 18 Aug 2009

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Friday, December 22, 2017 • Permalink