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 18, 2021
“You could give them a job sleeping and they’ll wake up and quit”

"This new generation does not like WORKING. You could give these MFs a job SLEEPING and they’ll WAKE UP and QUIT” was printed in an image and posted on Facebook by Dino Shines on February 19, 2021. It is not known who created the image.

“You could give them a job laying down and they’ll get up and quit” is a related saying.


Facebook
Dino Shines
February 19, 2021 at 8:02 PM ·
This new generation
does not like
WORKING.
You could give these
MFs a job SLEEPING
and they’ll WAKE UP
and QUIT.

Facebook
Valeta M. Ford
February 23, 2021 at 12:33 PM ·
This new generation
does not like
WORKING.
You could give these
MFs a job SLEEPING
and they’ll WAKE UP
and QUIT.

Facebook
Earline Williams
March 4, 2021 at 3:32 PM ·
Beautiful story......... especially with today’s generation...... Give them a job sleeping and they will wake up and quit........ijs

Facebook
Anthony Silk Mayfield
March 17, 2021 at 2:53 PM ·
The majority of this new generation does not like working(hustling life). You could give them a job SLEEPING and they’ll wake up and quit…

Facebook
Crazy World
March 18, 2021 at 5:45 PM ·
This new generation
does not like
WORKING.
You could give these
MFs a job SLEEPING
and they’ll WAKE UP
and QUIT.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, March 18, 2021 • Permalink