I saw a trailer for an interesting documentary the other day
called "Spellbound." The film follows several kids and their
families as they make their way to the annual Scripps Howard
National Spelling Championship. It reminded me of a spelling
bee I was in back in the 4th grade. I had to go home and tell
my dad that I didn't make it very far.
"Dad, I missed the very first word."
"That's too bad, son. What was the word?"
"Well, no wonder you couldn't spell it. You can't even pronounce