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Old 10-04-2004, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default BS initials after someones name?

So I'm working with this guy and he gives me his card. Lets just call him John Doe. Well Mr Doe has on his Card:

John Doe, B.S.
1234 Main ST
Etc...

So I'm trying to think up what in the heck could these initals stand for, and all I could come up with is Bachlor of Science cause hes in no organizations or anythign that i know of.
So whats up with this? Is it strategic to have the B.S. after your name or am i missing something that they might actually be standing for? I might have to start waving my B.S. around....
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Old 10-04-2004, 06:55 PM   #2
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Hey, let him have his pride.
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Old 10-04-2004, 06:56 PM   #3
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I'm a king of BS.

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Old 10-04-2004, 06:57 PM   #4
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My girlfriend's initials are BS.

I probably shouldn't have shared that.
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Old 10-04-2004, 06:57 PM   #5
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Default BS initials after someones name?

I've never seen anyone (seriously) put their undergrad initials after their name.

even people I know with doctorates will ordinarily only use the "PhD" letters on academic work.
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Old 10-04-2004, 06:58 PM   #6
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Pliablemoose, B.S.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:00 PM   #7
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I've never seen anyone (seriously) put their undergrad initials after their name.
Unless you work retail or fast food, it's not that impressive. If anything, it's proving to people that you don't have an advanced degree.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:03 PM   #8
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My girlfriend's initials are BS.

I probably shouldn't have shared that.
We all know her first name.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:04 PM   #9
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My girlfriend's initials are BS.

I probably shouldn't have shared that.
We all know her first name.
Bull?
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:14 PM   #10
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Ive seen B.S after many peoples names. Im not sure why.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:18 PM   #11
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A B.S. degree aint sh1t these days, everybody has one.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:22 PM   #12
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I'm not so sure it stands for Bachelor of Science. My friend gave me her card the other day... she's a registered nurse at a trauma center (does what Abby Lockhart did for E.R.) ... Her card:

First Last, RN, BS
Emergency Department

Did this guy happen to be in the medical field ? Just a shot in the dark... I can't imagine anyone putting BS next to their name for a 4-year degree anyone can get...
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:22 PM   #13
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LOL. I thought only PhD, MD, MBA, and other doctoral or professional degrees put the degree initials after their names.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:42 PM   #14
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I don't use it, but I find it amusing to write out my initials with BS.

RAW BS
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:43 PM   #15
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Hey, at least it's not
John Doe, G.E.D.
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:44 PM   #16
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my business cards now end ", Lifer"
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:48 PM   #17
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lol! i wants mine to end lifer =\
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:50 PM   #18
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Hey, at least it's not
John Doe, G.E.D.
LOL, nice and classy!
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Old 10-04-2004, 07:55 PM   #19
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I got a B.S. degree as the prize with my Cheeseburger Happy Meal at McDonald's last week...
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Old 10-04-2004, 08:14 PM   #20
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My girlfriend's initials are BS.

I probably shouldn't have shared that.
You'll have to marry her now!
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Old 10-04-2004, 08:17 PM   #21
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My Ph.D. is on my business card, but that's about it.
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