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 February 25, 2020
“Janitors who work in skyscrapers are high maintenance”

The term “high maintenance” usually has nothing to do with janitors, but there are jokes. “Janitors who work in skyscrapers are high maintenance” was posted on Twitter by rodney on October 1, 2010. “If A janitor Is working in a high rise building Is He high Maintenance.. #CornyTweet” was posted on Twitter by #JustOne on August 2, 2011.

“Janitors in skyscrapers are high maintenance” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on February 25, 2020.

“A female janitor asked if I’d do some weed with her. I can’t deal with high maintenance women” is a related “high maintenance” saying.


Urban Dictionary
high-maintenance
1. Require (ing) a lot of work/attention to maintain.
2. Require (ing) a lot of money or attention to appearance.
3. Require (ing) a high emotional investment or en excessive amount of money.
(...)
NOTE: high-maintenance is primarily used to refer to attractive straight women or a person/people that’s stuck on self.
#appearance#emotion#high maintenance#low maintenance#low-maintenance#women#vanity
by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant May 12, 2006

Twitter
rodney
@rodney_at_large
Janitors who work in skyscrapers are high maintenance.
8:57 AM · Oct 1, 2010·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
#JustOne
@TheRealCoachJO_
If A janitor Is working in a high rise building Is He high Maintenance.. #CornyTweet
8:04 PM · Aug 2, 2011·twicca

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/webguy1975 February 25, 2020
Janitors in skyscrapers are high maintenance
COMMENTS
t satrapp_eh
How about this variation: The janitor at my school was always smoking pot, he was high maintenance.

Twitter
Living Sarcasm
@SarcasmLiving
Janitors in skyscrapers are high maintenance
5:48 PM · Feb 25, 2020·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Pondersum
@pondersum
Janitors in skyscrapers are high maintenance
12:30 PM · Feb 26, 2020·Twee Love

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