Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Doggone it

Well, shucks, the Ozarks lad who hoped to go to the National Spelling Bee didn't make it. Here's a news brief from a Springfield TV station:


David Bippes , winner of the regional spelling bee held in Springfield, successfully spelled two words -- navigator and mandir -- Wednesday.

But his performance on the bee's typed test wasn't good enough to qualify him for the semifinal round Thursday.

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