The spelling of the chemical element phosphorus was like Kyrptonite to Harrison County fifth-grader Matthew Simpson, who advanced through 38 rounds before getting tangled up on the word at the Mississippi Spelling Bee on Tuesday.
The spelling of the chemical element phosphorus was like Kyrptonite to Harrison County fifth-grader Matthew Simpson, who advanced through 38 rounds before getting tangled up on the word at the Mississippi Spelling Bee on Tuesday. Courtesy Simpson family
The spelling of the chemical element phosphorus was like Kyrptonite to Harrison County fifth-grader Matthew Simpson, who advanced through 38 rounds before getting tangled up on the word at the Mississippi Spelling Bee on Tuesday. Courtesy Simpson family

Spelling Bee runner-up taken down by P-H-O-S-P-H-O-R-U-S

March 17, 2017 09:11 AM

UPDATED March 17, 2017 01:59 PM

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