BS initials after someones name?

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  1. Drakkon

    Drakkon Diamond Member

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    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....
     
  2. AFB

    AFB Lifer

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    Hey, let him have his pride.
     
  3. MercenaryForHire

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    I'm a king of BS.

    - M4H
     
  4. notfred

    notfred Lifer

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    My girlfriend's initials are BS.

    I probably shouldn't have shared that.
     
  5. loki8481

    loki8481 Lifer

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    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.
     
  6. Pliablemoose

    Pliablemoose Lifer

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    Pliablemoose, B.S.;)
     
  7. Rob9874

    Rob9874 Diamond Member

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    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.
     
  8. Howard

    Howard Lifer

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    We all know her first name. ;)
     
  9. pulse8

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    Bull? :p
     
  10. Farvacola

    Farvacola Senior member

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    Ive seen B.S after many peoples names. Im not sure why.
     
  11. Imdmn04

    Imdmn04 Platinum Member

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    A B.S. degree aint sh1t these days, everybody has one.
     
  12. rh71

    rh71 No Lifer

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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...
     
  13. welst10

    welst10 Platinum Member

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    LOL. I thought only PhD, MD, MBA, and other doctoral or professional degrees put the degree initials after their names.
     
  14. DAGTA

    DAGTA Diamond Member

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    I don't use it, but I find it amusing to write out my initials with BS.

    RAW BS
     
  15. SuperTool

    SuperTool Lifer

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    Hey, at least it's not
    John Doe, G.E.D.
    :D
     
  16. Yossarian

    Yossarian Lifer

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    my business cards now end ", Lifer"
     
  17. oogabooga

    oogabooga Diamond Member

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    lol! i wants mine to end lifer =\
     
  18. RedRooster

    RedRooster Diamond Member

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    LOL, nice and classy! :D :thumbsup:
     
  19. KnickNut3

    KnickNut3 Platinum Member

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    I got a B.S. degree as the prize with my Cheeseburger Happy Meal at McDonald's last week...
     
  20. Aves

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    You'll have to marry her now! :thumbsup:
     
  21. MazerRackham

    MazerRackham Diamond Member

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    My Ph.D. is on my business card, but that's about it.