Test your spelling skills against NU's best
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    RTVF junior Thor Rudebeck* flaunted his lexical fortitude Wednesday night, taking first place at Dance Marathon’s Spelling Bee. See if you have what it takes to spell-off against NU’s best and most verbose.

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    And the winning word…

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    How skillful is your spelling?
    0-8 points…Stick to The Singing Bee.
    9-16 points…Not Smarter Than a 5th Grader.
    17-24 points…Wheel of Fortune Contender.
    25-31 points…Champion of Letters!

    Correction – January 13, 2007: The original version of this article incorrectly spells Thor Rudebeck’s name. North by Northwestern regrets the error.

    Reporting by Lizzie Schiffman. AJAX production by Tom Giratikanon. Audio editing by Amanda NeMoyer. Production by Alex Campbell.

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