What About A Spell Correction Bee?

We’ve had spelling bees for a long time. Other than adding new words and such, they haven’t really changed too much. Let’s make things a bit more interesting. How about a spelling correction bee?

Think about it, a contestant would be given a misspelled word. They would have to recognize what word it was supposed to be, and how that word was correctly spelled.

Seems like that would be a significant variation on the spelling theme, requiring a different set of skills. Modernly, those skills may even be more useful than standard spelling (though I still maintain that knowledge of spelling is still necessary in the modern era of spellcheck and auto correct). At least, it seems like it would be an interesting bee.

I mean for other people, by the way. I certainly woudn’t want to do it.

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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