It's a Blackboard Jungle Out There

After 12-year-old student William Figueroa, far right, finished writing out the word potato during a spelling bee at the Luis Munoz Rivera School in Trenton, New Jersey, Vice President Dan Quayle, left, relying on a flash card, urged the youngster to add an e.

"I knew he was wrong," said Figueroa later. "He probably feels embarrassed about that, probably mad a little bit . . . but I hope he can take it."

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