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 16, 2020
“Why did a lost grizzly walk into a jewelry store?"/"Because he had to get his bear rings.”

To “lose one’s bearings” is to become lost. It has nothing to do with a grizzly losing “bear rings,” but there are jokes. “I was Yogi’s best man, but then I lost my bear rings” was posted on Twitter by Darren Walsh Puns on September 20, 2011.

“Why couldn’t the Grizzly find his way out of the jewelry store? He had lost his BEAR RINGS” was posted on Twitter by Pepper Clark on January 13, 2015. “Why did a lost grizzly walk into a jewlery store? Because he had to get his bear rings” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on July 18, 2020.


Merriam-Webster Dictionary
lose one’s bearings idiom
: to become lost.
—often used figuratively

Twitter
Darren Walsh Puns
@DarrenWalshPuns
I was Yogi’s best man, but then I lost my bear rings.
2:22 PM · Sep 20, 2011·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
animal vegetable mineral man
@MuhammadSeedat_
If you’re going to propose to a grizzly in the woods, you will need your BEAR RINGS. GET IT?
#punny
(Don’t judge)
12:37 PM · Jan 18, 2014·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Pepper Clark
@peppersjokes
Why couldn’t the Grizzly find his way out of the jewelry store? He had lost his BEAR RINGS
9:58 AM · Jan 13, 2015·Twitter for Android

Twitter
tony skilbeck
@skillbo
Why couldn’t Yogi marry his girlfriend Cindy?
They had lost their Bear rings
3:22 PM · Oct 5, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/jwaldrip July 18, 2020
Why did a lost grizzly walk into a jewlery store?
Because he had to get his bear rings.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, July 16, 2020 • Permalink