Mighty Red Pen

June 5, 2010

Spellbinding

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In honor of the girl who just won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, here’s that AT&T ad that always makes me chuckle:

Anamika Veeramani of Ohio won by spelling stromuhr correctly. According to Merriam Webster, this is a “a rheometer designed to measure the amount and speed of blood flow through an artery.” Oh, of course.

September 4, 2009

Just for the record, MRP has never won a spelling bee

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spelling-bee-winners

Hat tip to Toothpaste for Dinner.

May 8, 2009

Spelling bee champ

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From The Onion: Special Boy With Freakishly Large Brain Wins Spelling Bee.

The title kind of explains it all . . . or does it?

December 7, 2008

Buzz buzz buzz

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It’s a gloomy Sunday afternoon in the Metrowest Boston area (we’re experiencing that potpourri of weather fondly known as the wintry mix), perfect for killing some time playing around on the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee.

Hat tip to The Word.

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