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 March 05, 2021
“Why do they call it a hot water heater when it actually heats cold water?”

A water heater is often called a “hot water heater.”

“why do people say ‘hot water heater’ when it heats cold water?” was posted on Twitter by Barry Skalski on May 4, 2009. “Wondering why it is called a hot water heater if it really heats cold water?” was posted on Twitter by Daniel Regier on August 7, 2009.

“Why is it a ‘Hot Water Heater’ when its whole purpose is to heat cold water?” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on August 8, 2017. “Why do they call it a hot water heater when it actually heats cold water?” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on March 7, 2021.


Twitter
Barry Skalski
@barryskalski
@marklwaltz why do people say “hot water heater” when it heats cold water?
8:09 AM · May 4, 2009·Twitter SMS

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Daniel Regier
@dregier
Wondering why it is called a hot water heater if it really heats cold water?
12:17 AM · Aug 7, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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Patty
@Jojoblair
Why do we call it a hot water heater when it heats cold water?
3:19 PM · Sep 5, 2009·Twitter Web Client

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Billy Pilgrim (ant)
@BillyPilgrimiii
#wordnerd Why do they call it a HOT water heater?  It heats COLD water.
10:55 PM · Jun 1, 2011·Twitter Web Client

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Profitz B4 Pleasure
@JayMooreProfitz
why is it called a hot water heater when it clearly heats cold water..?? o_0
6:16 AM · Aug 30, 2011·Twitter SMS

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Cody Ames
@cody_ames
why do they call it a hot water heater when it heats cold water? :l
1:47 PM · Sep 13, 2012·Twitter for Android

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Ben Meyer
@Ben_Meyer_
Why do they call it a hot water heater if it heats cold water? #LifeQuestions
1:28 PM · Jun 26, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Brandon S
@frankies5
Why do they call it a hot water heater when it heats cold water? #ThereISaidIt
3:10 PM · Jul 22, 2015·Twitter for Android

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R & R
@rr_heat_air
Why do they call it a hot water heater when it heats cold water? #HeatingHumor
12:30 PM · Jan 25, 2016·Buffer

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/nousernamesleft001 August 6, 2017
Why is it a “Hot Water Heater” when its whole purpose is to heat cold water?

Twitter
leonard kirby
@leonardkirby
Replying to @Liz_Wheeler
Why is it called a hot water heater instead of a cold water heater? It heats cold water, not hot water,
3:18 PM · Jan 7, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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Flex @ motives unknown.
@Flex_PhD
why is it called a hot water heater if it heats cold water
2:29 PM · Aug 7, 2019·Twitter for Android

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Porter Hayes
@PorterHTP_SC
Replying to @RuscinIsRanting
Why do you call it a hot water heater when it heats cold water? That keeps me up at night.
12:33 PM · Jul 2, 2020 from Arkansas, USA·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/Key_Coach_8387 March 7, 2021
Why do they call it a hot water heater when it actually heats cold water?

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