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Theatre Review: 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' at Aurora Players

I would never think that competitive spelling would be a draw for. . .anyone. You never really seem to hear people discuss words and how spelling properly has earned them any real fortune or fame. 652 more words

John Szablewski Reviews

THE SPELL OF GIRLS

Four months ago today, a 12 year old girl by the name of Ananya Vinay won the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC. Happening that her first name begins with “A” leads to a question which leads to where this post is headed: 168 more words

Humor

September 29, 1913: And That Spells Gladiolus

“G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S,” said 11-year-old Frank Neuhauser with just a bit of apprehension. After all, eight of the final nine competing super-spellers had crashed and burned before Frank faced his inquisitor. 449 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Old-Timey Children's Games in Appalachia (1900)

From the Huntington Advertiser of Huntington, WV, we find the following story dated 13 January 1900:

WHEN WE WERE BOYS

THREE CITIZENS TELL OF GAMES WITH WHICH THEY WHILED AWAY THEIR HOURS… 635 more words

History

Editorial Day 2017: The Joint Celebration.

Weeks of meticulous planning had gone by; posters had been put up at strategic locations within the ABUAD Medical complex at Ido-Ekiti and messages had been sent to virtually every WhatsApp group chat which had an editorial board member on it. 1,464 more words

CANDENTIA

= a thousand words

-by Andy Dudas-

There are hideous things in this world.  Things we wish we’d never seen.  Things burned into our consciousness for the rest of our years as though we had just witnessed them seconds ago.   1,077 more words

How do you spell V-O-M-I-T?

This is a story I like to tell because for whatever reason I keep relating back to it. This is a story from my childhood. Stories from your childhood can be hard to listen to sometimes. 666 more words

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