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Ind. Speller hopes to return to Spelling bee next year

Sydnei Fryson | Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Vanessa Jodlowski, 14, made it all the way from Evansville, Ind., to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 516 more words

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Proof that no one can spell Dwyane Wade's name correctly

Jimmy Kimmel Live proved the truth that sports editors have known for years: No one knows how to spell Dwyane Wade’s name correctly. The show went out and offered people $100 if they could spell the Miami Heat player’s name correctly — and predictably, everyone failed except for the Scripps’ National Spelling Bee champions who are smarter than all of us. 15 more words


Book Review: American Bee - The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds

I very much enjoy reading about people who are extremely passionate, maybe even a bit obsessive, about their interests or hobbies — like the people profiled in… 370 more words

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On Maya Angelou, success, and other things to learn

Phenomenal author, poet, activist, and actress Dr. Maya Angelou died at 86 on May 28. Her life and lessons inspired people, from writers and activists to… 349 more words

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The Difference Between Prejudice And Postjudice

“Prejudice” is a loaded and deceptive word, because it implies that if you were only to spend enough time around a given group of people, you’d love the hell out of them. 952 more words

'Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night' Recap: Top 5 Spoilers

Jimmy Kimmel opened the NBA Finals featuring the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs with a special edition game night of Jimmy Kimmel Live. He plays a remixed version of Marco Polo with… 558 more words


Kelis’ ‘Milkshake’ Served by National Scripps Spelling Bee Judge

Kelis’ “Milkshake” has not only brought all the boys to the yard, but it also made it easier to enjoy the National Scripps Spelling Bee… 167 more words

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