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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 24, 2023
“Every time I take up exercising I meet new people. They’re usually paramedics, but new people”

“Whenever I go running, I meet new people…like paramedics” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images.
   
“EVERY TIME I JOG, I MEET NEW PEOPLE. OF COURSE, THEY’RE USUALLY PARAMEDICS” was printed in the “Shoe” comic strip by Chris Cassatt and Gary Brookins, in the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) and other newspapers on January 17, 2011.
     
“Every time I take up exercising I meet new people.  They are usually paramedics, but still new people” was posted on Twitter by Donnie Peeler ☢️ on January 31, 2011. “RT @funnyoneliners: Every time I take up exercising I meet new people. They’re usually paramedics, but still new people. RT @technopriest5” was posted on Twiter by J-Boogie on February 13, 2011. (The account @technopriest5 is no longer on Twitter, so the original tweet is no longer available.)
     
“You meet lots of lovely new people when you take up running ........... Paramedics for example” was posted on Twitter by Paul.Dixon (Dixie) on January 15, 2014. “I always meet new people when I go out running mostly paramedics” was posted on Twitter by Mike on August 28, 2014. “When I go running, I usually meet new people….. like paramedics….........” was posted on Twitter by Deputydog890 on August 11, 2015. “Whenever I go running, I usually plan to meet new people…like paramedics” was posted on Twitter by @jeredsanders on October 5, 2015.
     
       
Newspapers.com 
17 January 2011, Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), “Shoe” comic strip by Chris Cassatt and Gary Brookins, pg. 5C, col. 1:
Panel one: “EVERY TIME I JOG, I MEET NEW PEOPLE.”
Panel two: “OF COURSE, THEY’RE USUALLY PARAMEDICS.”
 
Twitter   
EdFromCT
@EdFromCT
Shoe comic strip - Shoe, “Every time I jog I meet new people.  Of course they’re usually paramedics.”
7:17 PM · Jan 17, 2011
   
Twitter
Mackenzie Doo™
@mackenziedoo
everytime i jog, i meet new people… Of course! They’re usually paramedics
7:18 PM · Jan 17, 2011
   
Twitter
Donnie Peeler ☢️
@donniepeeler
Every time I take up exercising I meet new people.  They are usually paramedics, but still new people.
1:28 PM · Jan 31, 2011
   
Twitter
KK
@KKaurPR
Every time I take up exercising I meet new people. They are usually paramedics, but still new people….
12:01 PM · Feb 5, 2011
 
Twiter
J-Boogie
@LookAtJess
RT @funnyoneliners: Every time I take up exercising I meet new people. They’re usually paramedics, but still new people.
RT @technopriest5
9:18 PM · Feb 13, 2011
 
Twitter
Paul.Dixon (Dixie)
@HiDixie
You meet lots of lovely new people when you take up running ........... Paramedics for example ! :0(
3:40 AM · Jan 15, 2014
 
Twitter
Mike
@mhenry1313
I always meet new people when I go out running mostly paramedics
11:56 PM · Aug 28, 2014
 
Twitter
Deputydog890
@Deputydog890
When I go running, I usually meet new people….. like paramedics….........
10:49 PM · Aug 11, 2015
 
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Michelle Murphy
@mmurphy716
When I go running, I usually meet new people, like paramedics
12:17 AM · Aug 12, 2015
 
Twitter
WhatsAppKe
@afrikanpope
Lately, whenever I go running I seem to meet new people, like paramedics in an ambulance.
4:19 AM · Aug 12, 2015
   
Twitter

@jeredsanders
Whenever I go running, I usually plan to meet new people…like paramedics.
12:30 PM · Oct 5, 2015
     
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WHENEVER GO RUNNING. MEET NEW PEOPLE LIKE PARAMEDICS
 
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2 apr 2021
WHENEVER I GO RUNNING, MEET NEW PEOPLE LIKE PARAMEDICS
 
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Stone
@stoneluvzbeer
Whenever I go running I meet new people…... Like paramedics.
8:20 PM · Jul 20, 2021
   
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toni stank
@Davszj
Whenever i go running, I meet new people… like paramedics
1:40 PM · Aug 28, 2022
   
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189. “Whenever I go running, I meet new people… like paramedics.”
 
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Bob Kostic
@causticbob
anybody else?
9The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
WHENEVER I GO RUNNING,
I MEET NEW PEOPLE
...LIKE PARAMEDICS
8:13 PM · Jun 22, 2023

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