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On the Q T

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 25, 2002

In Reply to: On the Q T posted by willhayden on October 25, 2002

: Does anyone know the origin of this? My husband says it means "on the Quiet", in other words you got something on the sly

MW says it is an abbreviation for "quiet":

Main Entry: q.t.
Pronunciation: "kyü-'tE
Function: noun
Usage: often capitalized Q&T
Etymology: abbreviation
Date: circa 1887
: QUIET -- usually used in the phrase on the q.t.

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