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 August 01, 2012
“Lawyer (n): larval stage of politician”

Lawyer (noun) larval stage of politician” is a humorous definition that has been printed on many gift items, such as buttons and T-shirts. The definition has been cited in print since at least 1999 and is of unknown authorship.


Google Groups: alt.support.anxiety-panic
JacandGil
Lawyer (n): Larval stage of Politician.
2/24/99
(...)
Jackie grin
Lawyer (n): Larval stage of Politician.

Google Groups: alt.comp.freeware
(unknown)
3/4/01
(...)
Lawyer (n):
Larval stage of Politician.

Capt’n Willy’s Reptile Ranch
Thursday, September 30, 2004
(...)
The lawyer is the larval stage of a politician.

Google Books
Dictionary of Proverbs
By Glenville Kleiser
New Delhi: A.P.H. Publishing Corporation
2005
Pg. 118:
Lawyer (n): Larval stage of Politician.

Wit
Tuesday, May 24, 2005
WiT Part II
(...)
A lawyer is the larval stage of a politician. – Ambrose Bierce.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Wednesday, August 01, 2012 • Permalink