Do Not Quote. A way of passing on gossip while keeping oneself morally clean -- by prohibiting the listener from passing it on to anyone else in due course.
Less restricted forms are "DNA" (Do Not Attribute -- pass it on but don't say who told you), "DNB" (Do Not Blab -- pass it on only to reasonably discreet people) and "DNP" (Do Not Publish -- talk all you want, but...).
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