Google Reports On Common Misspelled Words

Rachel Martin @rachelnpr

Good morning. I’m Rachel Martin. And apparently, we all have a hard time spelling some pretty basic words. According to a report from Google, the most commonly misspelled words are beautiful and pneumonia, which, honestly, is kind of hard to spell. Other tough ones – schedule, tomorrow and maintenance. But you know who can probably spell all those words in her sleep? Twelve-year-old Ananya Vinay. She won the Scripps National Spelling Bee last night with the winning word marocain, M-A-R-O-C-A-I-N. It’s MORNING EDITION.

QB Aaron Rodgers Gets Class Out Of Final Exam With Retweet

Rachel Martin @rachelnpr

Good morning. I’m Rachel Martin. What some kids will do to get out of a big test. After getting pressure from her students, sports literature teacher Laura Roberts agreed to cancel the final exam if Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers retweeted someone from her class. A student named Peyton Meyer tweeted out the request to Rodgers, adding this note about his teacher – please retweet, she’s your biggest fan. Rodgers responded – I’m sure a sports lit final is very important, but here you go. It’s MORNING EDITION.