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 October 10, 2015
True Happiness Ended Since It Started ("thesis” backronym)

Working on a thesis can be an all-encompassing endeavor. The word “thesis” is not an acronym, but it’s sometimes been given the backronym (back acronym) of “True Happiness Ended Since It Started.” “THESIS - True Happiness Ended Since It Started” was cited on Twitter on November 11, 2011.


Wiktionary: thesis
Etymology
From Latin thesis, from Ancient Greek θέσις ‎(thésis, “a proposition, a statement, a thing laid down, thesis in rhetoric, thesis in prosody”)
Noun
thesis
‎(plural theses)
1. A statement supported by arguments.
2. A written essay, especially one submitted for a university degree.

Twitter
Charleen Go
‏@charleengo
“@livelyjanssen: @charleengo THESIS - True Happiness Ended Since It Started.”
3:08 AM - 11 Nov 2011

Twitter
L y n x
‏@alsciaukat_
TRUE RT @marionflores: THESIS = True Happiness Ended Since It Started @Janetk1212 @mikeerualo
7:12 AM - 2 Mar 2012

Twitter
Mary Ann Clemente
‏@Herwey
“THESIS = True Happiness Ended Since It Started”
7:39 AM - 2 Mar 2012

Coretan Ini Duniaku
Saturday, October 6, 2012
(...)
Anyway, last week, Prof Ramayah from USM shared some interesting experiences of doing PhD. Memang betul laaa…
PhD = Permanent Head Damage… and
THESIS = True Happiness Ended Since It Started....

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SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2012
Hofstadter’s law.
Some say a thesis is the acronym for “True Happiness Ended Since It Started”, but I think it’s not so bad… it’s just a very long thing. It’s so long, it isn’t even called a thesis, it’s called a dissertation - a long word for a long thing!

Painstaking Pharmacists
T.H.E.S.I.S
True Happiness ended since it started
#Undergraduates #thesis #3moremonths #pharmacist #UNPAD 💪💪 by vanitha13 http://instagram.com/p/ybj-jiMoBs/
Jan 29th, 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Saturday, October 10, 2015 • Permalink