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Move over, Akeelah! Grown folks are going to get their opportunity to show they don't have to rely on spell check and that blogging hasn't ruined their vocabularies.
The Spelling Bee for Adults is coming to Long Beach on June 4th and they need more participants. Do you spend a good portion of your internet time using the "define: < word >" search in google as much as we do in the bowels of LAist HQ? Do you always want to know the language of origin or when curse words were first used and what they meant?

Well, if you do, don't sign up. See, we here at LAist would really like to finally win something so if you show up with your big brains and your fat dictionaries, well, you're just going to ruin it.

By the way, you only have to be 16 to enter and the winner will have $250 sent to their favority charity or non-profit.

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Bring it on, Akeelah! We just got triple word score in online scrabble. We're ready!