RexTalionis: It wouldn't be very British until people start using it as a verb. "I'm quite adept at queuing at the DMV."
RobertBruce: I will never verb that noun!
MyRandomName: I blame programmers.
RexTalionis: [history.cultural-china.com image 473x352]
cman: Here's a fun fact: Americanization has repopularized the word "fall" in the meaning of "autumn" within English-English
Billy Liar: RexTalionis: [history.cultural-china.com image 473x352]Came to say the same. "Queue" has been to America before, with 19th century Chinese immigrants and their long, braided hair. At one point, queues were outlawed in at least one US city, San Francisco, during the days of the Tong Wars.
natgab: # means pound sign.# means little waffle.# does not mean hashtag.
Ty Webb: Netflix? Hardly. Anyone has has worked in a phone call center knows that overflow inbound calls are placed in a queue, and are referred to as 'Q' calls.
Munchkin City Coroner: I bet the queues did this.
lindalouwho: natgab: # means pound sign.# means little waffle.# does not mean hashtag.I hate to tell you this, but #hashtag is in the Oxford Dictionary.
bughunter: natgab: # means pound sign.# means little waffle.# does not mean hashtag.#Octothorpe.#Octothorpe./Bulbous...//Bouffant...///Baloooga!
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