This could be your shot at redemption.
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The spelling bee will begin at 7 p.m. Contestants should sign up by 6:45 p.m. to participate. The competition will be limited to 15 contestants, and the words will be selected by the cafe’s owners, Michael and LaTasha Perry.
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“We were just trying to find fun events to bring people in,” LaTasha Perry said. “We came up with this idea, and we’re going to give it a trial run.”
(Personal aside: One word that is etched in my brain forever, because it tripped me up at my second-grade spelling bee, is “gondolier.” I. Will. NEVER. Misspell. That. Word. Again.)
“Do you think you have what it takes to be the #1 Spelling champ in Englewood?” the owners ask on the cafe’s Facebook page.
Well, do you?