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T-W-O W-I-N-N-E-R-S: Spelling Bee crowns co-champs for first time in 52 years

The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat — the Scripps National Spelling Bee has it all, plus the joy that comes from watching delightful little nerdburgers blow everyone away with their uncanny ability to sound out works like “avellaneous” (a synonym of “hazel”) and “ptyalagogue” (“a drug or other agent that increases the flow of saliva;” can you spell “ew”?).

And naturally, this year’s Bee wasn’t short on memorable moments — especially at the end, when 14-year-old eighth grader Sriram Hathwar and 13-year-old seventh grader Ansun Sujoe became the event’s first co-champions in 52 years. (Previously, the Bee has ended in ties in 1962, 1957, and 1950.) READ FULL STORY

'Fox & Friends First' misspells 'Spelling Bee' with on-air graphic -- VIDEO

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Sometimes, jokes just write themselves. And in the case of Fox & Friends First, the early morning Fox News channel program, we mean literally.

While reporting on a recent spelling bee competition, the Fox & Friends First graphic called the event a “Spelling Be”. You have got to be kidding me, right? The irony of the error will make you smile this Monday morning, in addition to the fact that the winning word was “definition”. Watch the clip below: READ FULL STORY

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