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Re: [vox] [OT]Minding your P's and Q's was [OT] ISO's vs ISOs



Today, Stephen M. Helms wrote:

> > A couple of other examples of strange apostrophe usage (though I guess these
> > aren't actually acronyms) come to mind:
> > "1970's"
> > "mind your P's and Q's"
> > 
> > Jim
> 
> Trivia question:  What does minding your P's and Q's actually mean?
> 

Mind your pints and quarts... from the old-english pubs... 

-doug

> Hint:  Some of us will be doing this at the John "Maddog" Hall talk at
> Sudwerks.
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