Top spellers recall words over holiday

There are 2 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from May 25, 2008, titled Top spellers recall words over holiday. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Three area students are among the 288 champion spellers from around the nation competing for more than $40,000 in prizes this week in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Gillian Butdorf of ...

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Since: Sep 07

United States

#1 May 26, 2008
i was in Dollar Tree the other day and they had a patriotic banner praising the "Unitd States"....notice United is spelled wrong!!! Of course the banner was made in China....way to go America, maybe we should send our spelling bee champs to china to teach spelling to all the people who now have our jobs!!!!!!!!!!
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United States

#2 May 28, 2008
DrLong12 wrote:
i was in Dollar Tree the other day and they had a patriotic banner praising the "Unitd States"....notice United is spelled wrong!!! Of course the banner was made in China....way to go America, maybe we should send our spelling bee champs to china to teach spelling to all the people who now have our jobs!!!!!!!!!!
Whadya expect? Our schools today are teaching kids estimation. 2plus 2 is four. But wait, it could be 5... or 3. It depends on how you look at the value of...'2'. They are also taught early.... just spell it how it sounds. OH BOY Let's see dickshuneree.. yeah that's right.

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