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mind (one's) P's and Q's

  • Watch one's manners.
    Now all of you remember to mind your p's and q's.

    Last edited on Aug 29 2002. Submitted by Kim from Long Beach, CA, USA on Aug 29 2002.

  • to pay attention.

    In Olde England, your bar tab was a chalk board with your name, P's (pints) and Q's (quarts), to be paid at the end of the evening. If you got lit, and your bar keep was shifty, you could drink P's and get charged for Q's. So, mind your P's and Q's!

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 21 2009.

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