Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre may be the youngest speller at the Bee, but she knows her stuff. Are you guilty of misspelling their/they’re/there? Here’s some advice from Schwarzy herself for your grammatical gaffes.
Spelling Bee contestant William Barfee is noticed on the spelling circuit for his remarkable technique—spelling words out on the floor with his foot. He insists this isn’t weird though (or is it wierd?) Barfee (it’s pronounced Barfeé; there’s an accent ague) sets the record aggressively straight!