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NQR

NQR
 n.— «Something IS definitely wrong with that, but we’re going to do it anyway because we’re NQR. If your not familiar with the term nqr, it’s a phrase nurses and paramedics use in the E.R. when we are talking about someone who’s “not quite right”!» —“sleepless in Baltimore” by Tam W ms.roboto (Ohio) Mar. 3, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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