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 February 23, 2017
“Math—the only subject that counts”

"Math—the only subject that counts” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. “Mathematics - the only subject that counts” was posted on Twitter on May 15, 2009.


Twitter
Dave Dawes
‏@davedawes
Mathematics - the only subject that counts. (via @darraghdoyle) I would agree - I have a degree in maths - even if it was a 3rd smile
10:31 AM - 15 May 2009

Twitter
❤️ FizzyDuck ❤️
‏@FizzyDuck
Maths, the only subject that counts.
2:49 PM - 15 May 2009

Twitter
Psychopathetic
‏@DeadlyMorals
Math. It’s the only subject that counts.
8:43 PM - 19 May 2009

Twitter
Wayne Addamz
‏@Addamz
@dlavender math is the only subject that counts wink
4:47 PM - 24 May 2009

3 June 2013, Tampa Bay (FL) Times, “Teachers get emotional when kids grow in spite of obstacles” by Ernest Hooper, pg. B1:
Seen on a bumper sticker: 1, 2, 3, 4, Math - The Only Subject That Counts. ...

Twitter
Smith Elementary
‏@thechuckelem
Math...the only subject that counts. Good luck to our “mathletes” today!
3:43 PM - 26 Jan 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Thursday, February 23, 2017 • Permalink