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



Doug you are absolutely correct!  I will buy you an Irish pint at that
meeting :)

Stephen

> From: Doug Huckaba <mrdoug@attbi.com>
> Reply-To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 18:05:30 -0700 (PDT)
> To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: 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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