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Qs is an English expression meaning...
Jan 9, 2012 ... If you have you ever been told to mind your Ps and Qs, it might have struck you
as a rather odd thing to do. So where does the phrase come from? ... Ps and Qs,
meaning be on your best behaviour, or (in the USA) on your toes; ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... Does it have to do with pea coats? ... sounds a bit like “thank yous,” so to mind
your p's and q's ultimately means “to mind your good manners.
Mind your Ps and Qs - the meaning and origin of this saying.
Jun 13, 2010 ... The etymology of the phrase 'Mind your p's and q's. ... were "pleases" and "thank
yous," thus the saying had started out with the same meaning it now carries: "
Mind your manners. .... Does Lowe's sell American flag doormats?
Feb 29, 1996 ... In the UK, the phrase means to mind one's manners or to behave properly. This
reflects its historical meaning. However, in the US, according to ...
www.thefreedictionary.com/p's and q's
Define p's and q's. p's and q's synonyms, p's and q's pronunciation, p's and q's
translation, ... within social conventions; manners (esp in the phrase to mind
one's p's and q's) ... mind or watch one's p's and q's, to pay careful attention to
one's own ... to mind our p's ...
mind your p's and q's meaning, definition, what is mind your p's and q's: to make
an effort to be especially polite in a particular situation: . Learn more.
Feb 10, 2011 ... "Mind your Ps and Qs" means "be careful to behave well and avoid giving offense
." The NOAD ... I mean what does the NOAD acronym mean?
Nov 3, 1989 ... ... Q's" come from? Does it mean politeness and quietness? ... The more fanciful
explanations for "mind your p's and q's" include: It originated in ...