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 April 27, 2017
“Persist Until Success Happens” ("push” backronym)

"Persevere/Persist/Pray/Press Until Something/Success Happens” is a backronym (back acronym) of the word “push” that has been printed on many images. “Pray until Something Happens” has been cited in print since at least 1994.

“PUSH: Persist Until Something Happens” was posted on Twitter on March 14, 2009. “PUSH: Persevere Until Success Happens” was posted on Twitter on April 8, 2009.

The motivations “push” backronyms have been used in business and have been printed on gym posters.


26 June 1994, Greensboro (NC) News Record, “Teen’s Slaying Stuns Community, Victims Family Unprovoked SHooting” by Jeri Rowe, pg. B6:
...from the church’s sign that read “P.U.S.H. Pray Until Something Happens.”

OCLC WorldCat record
PUSH! : pray until something happens
Author: Sarah M Hupp; Heather Zschock
Publisher: White Plain, NY : Inspire Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format: Print book : English

11 December 2006, US Fed News Service, Including US State News (Washington, DC), “Gov. Kaine Announces Youth Anti-Gang Grants”:
In Norfolk, the Redevelopment and Housing Authority will implement Prepare Until Success Happens (PUSH), a volunteer community service program that will help youth develop a support network and skills to become successful.

Twitter
Gary Ford Jr‏
@mrg4djr02
Nudge RyoRuns
* PUSH! Pray until something happens*
10:50 AM - 4 Feb 2008

Twitter
←SumGurl07 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯‏
@SumGurl07
PUSH: Persist Until Something Happens
9:41 AM - 14 Mar 2009

Twitter
Jennifer L.‏
@AURAAUNLIMITED
Reconstruction: Day 4 of 21-day self reconstruction process__PUSH: Persevere Until Success Happens.
10:58 AM - 8 Apr 2009

Twitter
Jennifer L.‏
@AURAAUNLIMITED
Persistence beats resistance.  PUSH__Persist Until Success Happens
5:41 PM - 8 Jun 2009

Twitter
Andrea Jones‏
@ayjones08
PUSH = Persist until something happens, pray until something happens, proceed until something happens
8:49 PM - 14 Aug 2009

1 December 2009, The Star (Johannesburg, South Africa), “Looking forward to a fulfilling journey” by Noor-Jehan and Yoro Badat, pg. 9:
“And my best friend just supported me,” says Swartz, who’s a counsellor at Persevere Until Something Happens (Push), an NGO that offers care and support through community based HIV/Aids programmes in Eldorado Park.

Twitter
Mike Williams‏
@pastormikew
There’s 4 hours left in 2009( PUSH) to the end.(Press Until Success Happens)
6:53 PM - 31 Dec 2009

10 June 2011, Philadelphia (PA) Daily News, “At a Glance,” pg. 7:
On-site registration begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Class begins at 10 at Finnesey Field on the Saint Joseph’s University campus. Local dance and Zumba instructor Jena Renee Rogers of PUSH (Push Until Success Happens) will teach dance moves and steps.

Twitter
#LetItBe‏
@kea_lim
God always answer prayers......only at the right time......Be patient and keep on praying.....PUSH((Pray-Until-Something-Happens))
5:04 PM - 31 Dec 2011

March 2013, Essence (New York, NY), “My Essence,” pg. 132:
GIVING BACK: “In 2010 I created Project P.U.S.H. (Pursue Until Success Happens) after a series of events that included surviving domestic violence, nearly going into foreclosure and filing for bankruptcy.

16 April 2013, Targeted News Service (Washington, DC), “UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service at Appreciation Dinner”:
In addition, she founded a student organization called PUSH: Persevere UNTil Success Happens, which helps UNT students who have aged out of the foster system adjust to college.

16 May 2013, Coshocton (OH) Tribune, “Former NFL player to speak at River View Baccalaureate Sunday” by Leonard Hayhurst:
For example, he said they do push-ups with people sitting on their backs. He said the word push stands for Persevere Until Success Happens.

OCLC WorldCat record
PUSH : Persevere Until Success Happens Through Prayer.
Author: Cindy Trimm
Publisher: Shippensburg : Destiny Image, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format: eBook : Document : English
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
Your Breakthrough Is Only a PUSH Away Today’s world knows little about perseverance. This is why so few people become innovators, entrepreneurs, and world-changers. Success is bypassed, not due to a lack of opportunity, but because we don’t know how to maximize the opportunities in front of us and PUSH - persevere until success happens. In her encouraging and dynamic style, Dr. Cindy Trimm inspires you to go for it. It is one thing to read about the lives of great achievers?it is another thing to join their ranks. Learn how to:? Carry you.

(Trademark)
Word Mark P.U.$.H. PERSIST UNTIL SUCCESS HAPPENS
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: Audio and video recording services; Entertainment services in the nature of recording, production and post-production services in the field of music. FIRST USE: 20140201. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20140201
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Serial Number 86054789
Filing Date September 3, 2013
Current Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition January 21, 2014
Registration Number 4638229
Registration Date November 11, 2014
Owner (REGISTRANT) P.U.$.H. Music Group LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NEW JERSEY 108 South Dover Avenue Somerset NEW JERSEY 08873
Attorney of Record Justin M. Jacobson
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
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