Classicist Downfall

Kommers, 14, battled it out with Pranav Sivakumar, a fifth-grader from Hough Street Elementary School. Kommers took the win in round 24 when she correctly spelled “palpable.” Sivakumar misspelled “classicist” in round 23.

… kind of reminds of the time when one of Nancy Pelosi’s staffers referred to Victor Davis Hansen as a ‘Classist’
via Lake Bluff speller returning to nationals in June | News Sun.