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‘Pratincolous’ trips up N.D. spelling champ

Published 05/31/2012, Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota farm boy was tripped up by a word referring to living in a meadow. Ty Korsmo, the 12-year-old from Northwood, N.D., representing the state in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., missed spelling “pratincolous” when his turn came in Thursday’s semifinal round.

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