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Re: Atonement



p's and q's comes from the British pub culture and means mind your pints
and quarts, the common units by which that noble brew was served.

P.


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On Mon, 26 Jan 1998, Cowbooth wrote:

> Does the phrase mind your p's and q's have anything to do with the
> distribution of type?
>
> Orren
>


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