TIP: Cue vs. Queue

queue vs. cue

A “cue” refers to either a signal or a billiards stick, whereas a “queue” is a line.

  • Nick jumped right on cue when he saw the spider.
  • Cue the music; the parade is starting.
  • Having received the order, the baker put another chocolate cake in the queue.
  • I’m dying to see this movie, so I’m going to move it to the top of my Netflix queue.

—Shelley Flannery

2019-07-20T16:28:18+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Proofreading Tips|0 Comments

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