P's and q's

Posted by R. Berg on October 16, 2001

In Reply to: Watch you p's and q's posted by kevin on October 15, 2001

: : where does the expression watch your p's and q's come from and what does it mean

There are different ideas about the origin. The link below connects to a previous discussion (www.phrases.org.uk bulletin_board 5 messages 794.html). The phrase means behave yourself.