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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
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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
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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. –  bob Jul 23 at 2:09

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Both occur and there's no difference in meaning.

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