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 November 07, 2016
Female Body Inspector (Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI nickname)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is sometimes jokingly nicknamed “Female Body Inspector”—especially on caps and T-shirts. “Female Body Inspector” for “FBI” has been cited in print since at least 1967 and 1975.

The FBI has also been nicknamed “Famous But Incompetent,” “Fascist Bureau of Investigation,” “Favoritism Before Integrity,” “FBLie,” “Federal Bureau of Political Investigation,” “Fix Be In,” “Fucking Bunch of Idiots,” “Full Blown Idiots” and “Fumbling, Bumbling Idiots.”


Wikipedia: Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, which simultaneously serves as the nation’s prime federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI is concurrently a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence. A leading U.S. counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, the FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crimes.

Uncyclopedia (Wikipedia parody)
The Female Body Inspectors (FBI) is an agency of the United States Department of Justice that serves as the largest sexual harassment enforcement agency in America. They are headquartered on the beaches of Southern California, and are also not an organization that you want to mess around with.

29 June 1967, Austin (TX) Statesman, pg. A9, col. 1:
Fat Boys Inc.
Join the FBI...and Lose Weight

The next time you meet a member of the FBI, don’t take it for granted he’s an investigator.

That doesn’t mean, however, that he belongs to the Female Body Inspectors (though that’s what his friends jokingly call the organization).

Indeed, he probably is a member of Fat Boys Inc., the second men’s TOPS group to be formed in the United States.

23 March 1975, Playground Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, FL), pg. 3D, col. 5 ad:
FBI
FEMALE BODY INSPECTORS
WANTED
(Carmichaels Surfside Seven, a club.—ed.)

23 May 1982, The Log (Danville High School, Danville, KY), “Staff wizards predict futures,” pg. 3, col. 1:
Darren Galloway—FBI (female body inspector)

16 August 1986, Billboard, pg. 69, col. 2:
FEMALE BODY INSPECTORS
(A music group.—ed.)

23 September 1986, Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer “Bikers take a goodwill ride for a sick teen-ager” by Kevin Washington, Extra, pg. 9, col. 4:
A bit embarrassed and tight-lipped, Ronald peeked from under his FBI cap (female ody inspector) as Bo Capehart of Queen City Wing Riders urged him onto his customized state-of-the-art Honda.

5 December 1988, Orlando (FL) Sentinel, “Dolphins drown in Dickerson’s wake” by George White, pg. D-6, col. 4:
And the FBI cap? “I’ve got a friend in the FBI. he told me to say it means ‘Female Body Inspector.’ Hey, don’t write that—my mother would go crazy. I wasn’t raised that way. Just say it’s an FBI cap.”
(Football running back Eric Dickerson.—ed.)

1 February 1991, Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, “In Sunny Grenada, War Doesn’t Intrude” by Chuck Stone, pg. 7, col. 2:
One brother’s T-shirt proclaimed, “Grenada FBI” with explanatory small letters below: “Female Body Inspector.”

Google Books
March 1992, Spin magazine, pg. 51, col. 1L
Tell her you’re with the FBI and when she says, “No way,” say, “Way — I’m a female body inspector.”

Google Books
Love on the Rocks:
A Positano Tale

By Catie Costa
Lulu Publishing (Lulu.com)
2015
Pg. 344:
The bright yellow tee said in big, bold letters: “F.B.I.,” and underneath, in just slightly smaller print: “Female Body Inspector.”

Twitter
Liz Magee
‏@JokesMagee
Those that are ignoring the FBI’s clearance of Hillary’s emails are the type to genuinely think that FBI stands for Female Body Inspector
10:14 AM - 7 Nov 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Monday, November 07, 2016 • Permalink