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Questions you can ask at the Spelling Bee

Posted on March 10, 2014, in Education, Everything Else, with 0 Comments

At the Spelling Bee a speller is given two minutes and thirty seconds from when a word is first pronounced, to spell a word in its entirety. The first two minutes are known as "Regular Time", the final thirty seconds is known as "Finish Time". During this time limit, a speller is allowed to ask the pronouncer for the following information:

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Most Common Letters in the Alphabet Used in the English Language

Posted on March 9, 2014, in Education, Entertainment, Everything Else, Life, with 0 Comments

According to a study done by AskOxford, using thier Concise English Dictionary, these are the most common letters in the English language. The letter "E" is the most common, 57 times more common than the letter "Q." (rounded percentages)

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List of Complete Opposites

Posted on March 4, 2014, in Education, Everything Else, Life, with 1 Comment

These two things are exactly different:

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List of Hyperboles

Posted on March 4, 2014, in Education, Everything Else, Life, with 0 Comments

HYPERBOLE- is a figure of speech that uses an exaggerated or extravagant statement to create a strong emotional response. Hyperbole is frequently used for humor

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