“Abecedarious.”

This word eliminated Meridian Bioscience’s corporate spelling team from the Scripps Spelling Bee for Literacy, the Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati’s annual fundraiser. More than $22,000 was raised for local literacy programs. Toyota placed third, eliminated after misspelling “amblyopia.” To see the winners and other teams, see page 115 in Cincy Scene. Visit www.lngc.org to find out how to become a tutor.