A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from September 23, 2019
Just Dumb ("J.D.” backronym)

The Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree for lawyers is sometimes given the backronym (back acronym) of “Just Dumb.” “JD = just dumb” was posted on the newsgroup ba.broadcast on November 1, 1996.

The LL.M. degree (Master of Laws) is sometimes given the backronym of “Lawyer Losing Money.”

Wikipedia: Juris Doctor
The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD), also known as the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D., JD, D.Jur. or DJur), is a graduate-entry professional degree in law and one of several Doctor of Law degrees. The Juris Doctor is earned by completing law school in Australia, Canada, the United States, and some other common law countries. It has the academic standing of a professional doctorate (in contrast to a research doctorate) in the United States, a master’s degree in Australia, and a second-entry, baccalaureate degree in Canada (in all three jurisdictions the same as other professional degrees such as M.D. or D.D.S./D.M.D., the degrees required to be a practicing physician or dentist, respectively).

Google Groups: ba.broadcast
Alan Denney
In article <3277BD...@mother.com> Debbie Hemenway writes:
>As for Savage and his academic wallpaper, remember the following:
> BS = bullshit
> MS = more of the same
> PhD = piled higher and deeper

And as for Craft, remember that
JD = just dumb.

Google Groups: rec.music.makers.guitar
(Actual On-Topic Content) Whatcha working on lately?
john v verkuilen
Kate Ebneter writes:
>> PhD DOES mean “piled higher and deeper” for a reason.
>Oh, aye. (Does J.D. mean “just dumber”? Hmmmm...)

BS:  Bull Shit
MS:  More Shit
PhD:  Piled Higher and Deeper
JD:  Just Dumb
MD:  Mule Dumb
MCS:  More Computer Shit
MSN:  More Shitty Nursing

Replying to @sherrysue66
@sherrysue66 AAS=Another Asshole/Sh*thead; BA=Bullsh*t Artist; MS=Mostly Screwed; JD=Just Dumb. I need a listing of all the possible degrees
6:33 PM 路 Dec 10, 2012路TweetDeck

Karl Henderson 馃嚭馃嚫 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩
Replying to @ChrisCuomo
Your Medical degree? Biology degree? Liberal arts degree? Perhaps a JD (just dumb) degree which Fordham sould rebuke.
7:53 PM 路 May 7, 2019路Twitter for Android

listair Mitchell
Replying to @lilibellmia @DGPurser and @SenWarren
Well, she does mention the U of Houston...BS (Bullsh*t) - and Rutgers...JD (Just Dumb?)
12:00 AM 路 Feb 6, 2019路Twitter for iPhone

Kaitlyn Luckock
If you鈥檙e wondering what a degree means, I figured it out:
BS- 馃叡锔廼g Stupid
JD- Just Dumb
MD- Much Dumb
DO- Dumb Often
12:11 AM 路 May 10, 2019路Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Monday, September 23, 2019 • Permalink