Friday, June 02, 2006

Bee News


If you tuned in last night and watched the Scripps National Spelling Bee you witnessed K-Close a.k.a. Katharine Close from New Jersey represent and win it all by spelling "ursprache"- which means a parent language. K-Close is the first female to win the title since 1999 when Nupur Lala from Tampa, FL won by spelling the word "logorrhea"- which means excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness.

So number 146 takes home the trophy along with more than $42,000 in cash prizes. By the way, did you check out what sneakers K-Close was wearing? Spell it with me now-R-E-E-B-O-K.

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