Breaking: Man Feels Need To Use Binoculars At Spelling Bee
If you weren't sufficiently confused by all of the ESPN typos at the Scripps National Spelling Bee today, perhaps you'll scratch your head at this. Some dude in the audience was using binoculars.
Does a person really need binoculars at a spelling bee?? twitter.com/squirrel2105/s…
— nick breden (@squirrel2105) May 31, 2013
Because you don't want to miss any of the action during the really tough words.
Meanwhile, 12-year-old finalist Gokul Venkatachalam demonstrates his pre-game, LeBron-inspired ritual:
And Emily Keaton of Pikeville, KY lost in the semifinals. She's 14 years old, was making her fifth Scripps appearance, and was introduced by ESPN's Sage Steele as "a UK fan who loves her Wildcats." Emily was ousted when she misspelled “olecranon" (more commonly known as the funny bone).
No word on how she left the stage, but last year when she was eliminated, she did this:
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