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Word of the Week: Obscure

Obscure: Adjective

Origin: Latin and Old French: from Old French obscur, from Latin obscurus ‘dark’, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘cover’.

IPA Pronunciation: /əbˈskjʊə/ 73 more words

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'Bee Nation' director aims to break down First Nations stereotypes

How do you spell “empowering?”

It’s a word Lana Slezic uses often as she describes her new documentary Bee Nation, which is the opening-night film for the… 608 more words


Word of the Week: Ambiguous

Ambiguous: adjective

origin: Latin

IPA Pronunciation: /amˈbɪɡjʊəs/


  1. open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
  2. doubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness.
  3. 56 more words
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How Do You Spell QUIRE?

I am a fantastic speller. Always have been.

I acquired this gift without ever asking for it; it’s just part of me.

My brother, who is a horrendous speller (or as he would spell, a whorendus one), claims spelling is a genetic tick. 393 more words

Spelling Bee

Por: Mariana Ferrer

El viernes pasado, 31 de marzo de 2017, en el salón de audiovisual se llevó a cabo el concurso de Spelling  Bee. Durante todo el día algunos estudiantes del octavo y noveno grado participaron en el concurso. 117 more words


Envelope, Please! Spelling Bee Will Use Test To Break Ties

By BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding a new wrinkle this year in an attempt to stop a streak of ties for the championship. 621 more words

Jamie & Stoney

Spelling Bee Fundraiser for Harlem Hospital CCHP

Hello readers!  Your humble narrator and Excel blogger will compete in a spelling bee fundraiser to benefit the Center for Comprehensive Health Practice, a terrific hospital serving needy residents in Harlem.  68 more words