QC is short for
Charlotte, North Carolina. The letters represent Queen City, an abbreviated expression symbolizing our past history with the crown of england. Many people in the area refer to the city as the Queen City or simply the "Q.C."
Both the town, now a city, and its county are named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the German-born wife of British King George III. The town name was chosen in hopes of winning favor with the crown, but tensions between the United Kingdom and Charlotte Town began to grow as King George imposed unpopular laws on the citizens in response to the townspeople's desire for independence. On May 20, 1775, the townsmen allegedly signed a proclamation later known as the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, a copy of which was sent, though never officially presented, to the Continental Congress a year later. The date of the declaration appears on the North Carolina state flag. Eleven days later, the same townsmen met to create and endorse the Mecklenburg Resolves, a set of laws to govern the newly independent town.
Queen Charlotte, (née Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the queen consort of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–1820). She is the grandmother of Queen Victoria, and the great-great-great-great grandmother of the current Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II.
Queen Charlotte was a patroness of the arts, well known and friends to Johann Christian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, among others. She was also an amateur botanist who helped establish Kew Gardens. George III and Queen Charlotte had 15 children, 13 of whom survived to adulthood.
Charlotte is the only city in the U.S. nick-named The Queen City based on a direct tie with the British Crown.
Not to be confused with
* Queen City, Missouri
* Queen City, Texas
1) Represent tha Qc!
2) Chelsea : Hey! How have you been?
Mike : Good, just living it up in the qc!