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.

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Entry from May 15, 2015
Built On Self Success ("boss” backronym)

"Built On Self Success” is a backronym (back acronym) of the word “boss” that has been printed on several posters. “B.O.S.S. - Built On Self Success” was cited on Twitter on March 17, 2010, but went viral on February 12, 2011.

“BOSS spelled backwards is double SOB” is another take on the word “boss.”


Twitter
AP
‏@Arianaaa_
B.O.S.S. - Built On Self Success
12:28 PM - 17 Mar 2010

Twitter
Junior
‏@_rroinuj
Built On Self Success, BOSS.
6:44 PM - 12 Feb 2011

Twitter
wealthy bros
‏@wealthybros
Built On Self Success .. BOSS.
7:05 PM - 12 Feb 2011

Bella Naija
2Shotz Set to Unveil His Sixth Album “Boss”! Check out Behind the Scenes Photos from his New Music Video
08.07.2013 at 1:12 pm By Onos O
2Shotz is one of the Nigerian music industry’s vets and the man behind such hits as “Delicious” and “Jobiokoto” is ready to drop his sixth album effort, “Boss” – ‘Built On Self Success’. With its release, William Orioha will join the likes of Eedris Abdulkareem as one of the only Nigerian Rappers to have released as many albums.

YouTube
(B.O.S.S) Built On Self Success - Trayvon Martin (3:00)
Martez Hurt
Published on Apr 14, 2014
Check out Money Makin’ Martez new Ep (B.O.S.S) Built On Self-Success .

YouTube
B.O.S.S - Built On Self Success
Jackie Clarke
Published on Jun 11, 2014
Introduction to a series on Building yourself into success!
How to be a Boss and create the lifestyle you’ve always wanted!
Identifying who you are, recognizing the problems and attacking them head on!

Humoropedia
86 Funny Acronyms and Abbreviations
PUBLISHED ON · JANUARY 2, 2015
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7. B.O.S.S. = Built On Self Success

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, May 15, 2015 • Permalink