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 June 16, 2018
“What Our Recovery Knows” ("work” backronym)

"What Our Recovery Knows” is a backronym (back acronym) of the word “work.” “AA-related ‘Alconym’ . . .W O R K = What Our Recovery Knows” was posted on the newsgroup Milkman’s Circle in Recovery2 on February 26, 2008. The “work” backronym has been associated with the group Alcoholics Anonymous.


Google Groups: Milkman’s Circle in Recovery2
~AA Thought for the Day ~ February 27, 2008
Milkman Mike
2/26/08
(...)
AA-related ‘Alconym’ . . .
W O R K = What Our Recovery Knows.

Google Groups: Alcohol Recovery Help/Support
Pocket Sponsor and other readings 2/27
bluidkiti
2/27/09
(...)
AA-related ‘Alconym’ . . .
W O R K = What Our Recovery Knows.

Google Books
Serenity: It’s A God Deal:
Finding Your Way to Sobriety, Sanity, and Serenity

By Bill Hanks
Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
2010
Pg. 216:
W.O.R.K.–What Our Recovery Knows

Google Groups: alt.recovery.aa
Recovery Acronyms
(David P.)
8/5/10
(...)
W.O.R.K.  (What Our Recovery Knows)

Twitter
Eric Sims
@EricSimsEffect
#Recovery Acronym: WORK: What Our Recovery Knows #12steps #addiction #NA @AddictionChat @BillyBrown09 @JasonVosler
11:42 AM - 23 Jul 2012

AA-Alive.org
From: “Daily Thought”
Subject: Daily Thought 02.11.18
Date: February 11th 2018
(...)
AA-related ‘Alconym’
W O R K = What Our Recovery Knows.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Saturday, June 16, 2018 • Permalink