National Spelling Bee Crowns 8 Co-Champions, Scripps Ran Out of Words

first_imgThe Scripps National Spelling Bee has crowned eight co-champions who went the final five rounds without misspelling a single word.Dr. Jacques Bailly said they threw the dictionary at those eight children, and the “champions showed the dictionary who was boss.”At the end of round 17, the competitors were told that because the judges were running out of hard words, anyone still standing after 20 rounds would be named co-champions.Each will get a $50,000 check for being a co-champion.Eight co-champions celebrate after winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md. The spelling bee ended in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers ran out of challenging words. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)last_img read more

Related Ryanair to launch 100 online checkin ser

first_img RelatedRyanair to launch 100% online check-in serviceCheap flights carrier Ryanair has announced that it will introduce a 100 percent web check-in service.Ryanair moves to online check-in serviceRyanair passengers will have to check-in online as the airline phases out airport check-in desksRyanair to offer flight tracking serviceRyanair has announced a new flight tracking service, which will offer customers text message updates. Leading low cost airline Ryanair has entered into a new partnership to allow it to offer passengers more than a mere point-to-point travel service.While offering an extensive network of flights around Europe, the carrier has signed an agreement with ShuttleDirect to provide its passengers with private airport transfer booking options that allow them rapid access to their next departure point.Thinking outside of the traditional destination network is also a feature of Clickair‘s thinking, with the Iberian budget airline recently launching an online multi-reservation initiative to go beyond point-to-point bookings and provide affordable combination flights in one booking.Ryanair’s head of ancillary revenue, Santina Doherty, said: “Ryanair’s partnership with ShuttleDirect will make it even easier for our passengers to avoid those airport queues. Not only can passengers dodge check-in queues with our web check-in service, now they can pre-book private car, minibus, coach and shuttle services on to get from door to door in record time.”The new booking options for private car, minibus, coach and shuttle services will be accessible through the Private Transfers section of the website, and will serve some 50 airports in the carrier’s network. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more