Why Do We Say "Quid" Instead of Pound?

4 April 2019, 11:07 | Updated: 4 April 2019, 11:59

Why do we use the word "quid" instead of "pound"?
Why do we use the word "quid" instead of "pound"? Picture: PA

Why do we say "quid" when we're talking about money?

Question:

Name: Ben, Milton Keynes

Question: Why do we say the word "quid" instead of "pound"?

Answer:

**Definitive**

Name: Glenn, Amersham

Qualification: Good general knowledge

Answer: It’s short for “quid pro quo”, which means “something for something” - Glenn, Amersham

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