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 15, 2018
“Words In Steps Do Open Minds” ("wisdom” backronym)

"Words In Steps Do Open Minds” is a backronym (back acronym) of the word “wisdom.” Alcoholics Anonymous popularized the backronym, and it was posted on the newsgroup alt.recovery.aa on February 20, 2003.


Google Groups: alt.recovery.aa
AA Slogans And More
Kathy
2/20/03
(...)
W.I.S.D.O.M.- Words In Steps Do Open Minds.
sent in by Mike K. of Wausau, WI

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.I.S.D.O.M.–Words In Steps Do Open Minds

Twitter
niels
@nielsjeee92
Words In Steps Do Open Minds
6:57 AM - 9 Jul 2011

Alcoholics Anonymous as a Cult (March 24, 2015)
(...)
265. “WISDOM = Words In Steps Do Open Minds.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, June 15, 2018 • Permalink