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Q: A.Q. abbreviation on restaurant menus ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: A.Q. abbreviation on restaurant menus
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Restaurants and City Guides
Asked by: yo_norie-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 14 Aug 2006 11:09 PDT
Expires: 13 Sep 2006 11:09 PDT
Question ID: 755890
What does a.q. on menus stand for? I know it's the equivalent of
"market price" (e.g., for fresh fish, etc.) but so far no restaurant
has been able to explain exactly what it means. I'm guessing it's
Latin for something similar to "at quote." Because it's such a short
search term I've been completely unable to get this one answered!

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 14 Aug 2006 11:14 PDT
I don't think it's from Latin. I have been told that a.q. stands for "as quoted."


Please let me know if this would be a fully satisfactory answer.

Clarification of Question by yo_norie-ga on 15 Aug 2006 08:07 PDT
Yeah, that was my assumption ("at quote" or "as quoted"). I guess I
erred in assuming this was from Latin. Yours is a satisfactory answer.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: A.Q. abbreviation on restaurant menus
From: probonopublico-ga on 14 Aug 2006 12:11 PDT
It's the country code for Antarctica.
Subject: Re: A.Q. abbreviation on restaurant menus
From: kemlo-ga on 14 Aug 2006 14:55 PDT
Is that the plate Antarcticans stick on the back of their snow-mobile?

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