Ps and Qs

Posted by R. Berg on February 28, 2003

In Reply to: Meaning of mind your Ps and Qs posted by prissy on February 28, 2003

: What exactly does this mean and where did it come from?

It means "Behave yourself" or "Mind your manners." There are different theories about its origin. You can find some of them by going partway down the main Discussion Forum page to a set of posts from Feb. 21st.