Monday, June 6, 2011

The Loneliness of the Biracial Female Canadian Speller

Few events are as sacrosanct in the Dankowski Household (of One) as the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Betting on children is far more rewarding than betting on horsesI mean, have you ever seen a thoroughbred cry or faint?

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I'm mildly devastated that Laura Newcombethis year's Finola Hackett, to those in the know—placed second. And that a certain Whirlaway proprietor won my scavenger hunt-style bingo game without making it to the end of Friday's broadcast.