“Cue” has a variety of meanings, but all uses of “queue” relate to its original French meaning of “tail,” which becomes a metaphor for a line (beware, however: in French queue is also rude slang for the male sex organ). Although a few dictionaries accept “cue” as an alternative spelling for the braided tail some people make of their hair or a waiting line, traditionally both are queues: “Sun Yat Sen ordered thatall Chinese men should cut off their queues,” “I have over 300 movies in my Netflix queue.”
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Aside from the slew of product and software announcements yesterday, did anyone else notice an extremely tan and stylish-looking Eddy Cue take the stage to talk about Siri? Coupled with a turquoise shirt and a few buttons un-buttoned, Cue looked like he just got back from weekend trip clubbing in Miami. I suppose it goes hand in hand now that he's on the board of directors at Ferrari!
If the trade press reports are true, Eddy Cue will take the stage Monday at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference. Three days later, Cue is schedule to appear in a Manhattan federal court as the star witness in U.S.A. vs Apple.
ISTANBUL -- It’s dawn and tea pots bubble above low flames. Faces appear, poking out from tents, with reddened eyes. The first cigarettes of the day are lit, their tips glowing orange. Smart phones glow as people queue in an exhausted haze, waiting for a breakfast of coffee, bread and cheese.
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By Tom Perry and Abdel Rahman Youssef ALEXANDRIA (Reuters) - The bread queue can be a dangerous and dishonest place in Egypt. People have killed over state-subsidized loaves. Corruption blights much of the trade. The problems, says the ruling Muslim Brotherhood, are why it has introduced a new way to deliver bread - safely and cleanly - from bakeries to homes. ...