Spellers' v-o-c-a-b-u-l-a-r-i-e-s put to test in national bee

Grace Remmer, 12, of St. Augustine, Fla., looks surprised after correctly spelling "Liptauer" during Round Six of the semifinals round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. Forty-one spellers competed in the semifinals, and only 13 will advance to the finals, which will be broadcast live this evening on ESPN. Grace missed "casquetel" in Round Seven, so she did not advance. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Grace Remmer, 12, of St. Augustine, Fla., looks surprised after correctly spelling "Liptauer" during Round Six of the semifinals round of the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Md. Forty-one spellers competed in the semifinals, and only 13 will advance to the finals, which will be broadcast live this evening on ESPN. Grace missed "casquetel" in Round Seven, so she did not advance. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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