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Ques, quesue, ???

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tanith Thu 21-May-20 11:32:55

Oh my! I just forgot how to spell queues, telling my daughter there weren’t any at Tesco, for a couple of minutes I couldn’t spell the word queues, even now it looks wrong 🤣

Brain is definitely winding down.

Jane10 Thu 21-May-20 11:47:01

Oh. When I saw this thread title I thought it was going to be about Latin or even in Latin. I was getting my brain in gear for it too.

rockgran Thu 21-May-20 12:09:13

I always say "cue you ee you ee"

merlotgran Thu 21-May-20 12:12:49

I thought it might be a recipe for something tasty and Mexican. grin

Witzend Thu 21-May-20 12:18:21

I say that too, rockbran.
But IMO a lot of words look weird and wrong if you look at them with anything more than a cursory glance.

Witzend Thu 21-May-20 12:18:34

Rockgran!!

Newatthis Thu 21-May-20 12:19:54

YES please, a nice paella recipe would be good as long as I don't have to wait in a supermarket queeeeuee for the ingredients - or is that quuueuuue?

Calendargirl Thu 21-May-20 12:38:02

What word in the English language has five consecutive vowels?

Lucca Thu 21-May-20 12:42:06

Abstemious

Lucca Thu 21-May-20 12:43:07

Sorry misread I was thinking vowels in order😱

PamelaJ1 Thu 21-May-20 12:43:50

Thanks calendargirl, one for the next family quiz

EllanVannin Thu 21-May-20 14:28:01

It sounds like the Spanish waiter in Fawlty Towers ( Farty Owls )

rockgran Thu 21-May-20 14:56:53

Witzend - grin

ninathenana Thu 21-May-20 18:00:49

The majority of people on our local FB page spell it que or even cue.😏