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Which spelling is better, queueing or queuing? Both words seem to mean the same (or am I wrong?), but there are two different spellings. My context is:

Queueing Latency vs.

Queuing Latency

If both spellings are applicable, when do I use which one of them?

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The shorter spelling has rapidly taken the ascendancy in recent decades, and I don't think this is particularly a US or UK thing, so I'd advise going with it if you want to seem more up-to-date. – FumbleFingers Mar 12 '12 at 13:13
You have to use Queueing as it is the word with the longest consecutive use of vowels. – user52278 Sep 17 '13 at 23:38
I know! Doesnt the 'ueuei' fascinate you?! – mikhailcazi Sep 18 '13 at 11:58
The longer form is preferred. – Anssssss Nov 8 '13 at 16:28
At MIT, I was taught that the MIT spelling is "queueing"---after all who can resist a word with five vowels in a row. – user85929 Jul 23 '14 at 2:09
up vote 19 down vote accepted

Both occur and there's no difference in meaning.

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But which one is more popular/winning? – binki Apr 27 at 15:43

Just in case if anyone is wondering which one is more popular: (Queuing!)

Results from Google Ngram Viewer

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