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 July 20, 2020
“When people misspell ‘barely’ like ‘barley,’ they’re just going against the grain”

People often misspell “barely” and “barley.” “I think my favorite typo is when people misspell ‘barely’ as ‘barley’” was posted on Twitter by Meghan on July 1, 2013.

“When people misspell barely like barley, they’re not making a mistake they’re just going against the grain” was posted on Twitter by “yeet lover’s pizza” on July 20, 2020. “When people misspell barely like barley, they’re not making a mistake. They’re just going against the grain” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on July 21, 2020.


Twitter
JGFarmsNC
@JGFarmsNC
Spelling Correction.  Barley not barely seeds.  How can you be a farmer and misspell the name of your crops.
9:39 AM · Oct 4, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Meghan
@broprime
I think my favorite typo is when people misspell “barely” as “barley.”
11:43 PM · Jul 1, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
brianna
@briannaana_
WHY DOES EVERYONE MISSPELL BARELY. BARLEY IS A GRAIN
2:56 AM · Nov 26, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Michael
@Leathercrocs
when I see someone spell barely “barley” I cringe. like. how the fuck..
barley goes in soup, not in sentences.
5:12 PM · Jan 20, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
yeet lover’s pizza
@chunkyfila
when people misspell barely like barley, they’re not making a mistake they’re just going against the grain
8:55 PM · Jul 20, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/professorf July 21, 2020
When people misspell barely like barley, they’re not making a mistake
They’re just going against the grain
COMMENTS
Philboyd_Studge
The thing about flour is it’s all in how it’s spelt

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, July 20, 2020 • Permalink