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 13, 2018
“I’m putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them myself”

"I’m putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them myself” is a jocular school saying that has been printed on many images. “@BekahCohen98: Putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them” was posted on Twitter by Liv on December 9, 2014. “Putting my grades up for adoption cause you know… I can’t raise em myself” was posted on Twitter by Sam Velarde on December 10, 2014.

Authorship is unknown. The saying possibly originated on an image.


Twitter
Liv smile
@oliviavaldez_20
Replying to @BekahCohen98
“@BekahCohen98: Putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them”
11:34 PM - 9 Dec 2014

Twitter
Sam Velarde
@Grey_Thorn
Putting my grades up for adoption cause you know… I can’t raise em myself 😭
8:34 PM - 10 Dec 2014

Twitter
Hayden Roadhouse
@HRoadhouse
I’ve decided to put my grades up for adoption since I can’t raise them myself
8:50 PM - 10 Dec 2014

Twitter
carson
@ctherring99
“Putting my grades up for adoption bc I can’t raise them myself”
9:25 PM - 10 Dec 2014

Twitter
HUA 🌺
@huatilt
Putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them myself 😕
9:45 PM - 10 Dec 2014

Twitter
Yik Yak
@YikYakApp
“Putting my grades up for adoption as I can no longer raise them.” — University of Hong Kong
1:11 PM - 20 Dec 2014

Reddit—Jokes
Putting my grades up for adoption…
submitted May 20, 2015 by Simon_Inaki
Because I can’t raise them.

Reddit—Funny
Putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them myself (self.funny)
submitted June 10, 2015 by DJ_Quanos

Reddit—Oneliners
I had to put my grades up for adoption because I couldn’t raise them.
submitted October 11, 2017 by wonliners

Reddit—Dad Jokes
In college, I tried to put my grades up for adoption. (self.dadjokes)
submitted January 27, 2018 by porichoygupto
Because I couldn’t raise them on my own.

Twitter
Sarah
@paradoxicsarah
Putting my grades up for adoption because I can’t raise them myself.
6:42 AM - 14 Aug 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Monday, August 13, 2018 • Permalink