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20 Things That Made Kids From the ’80s Cool That Would Not Fly Today

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18. Spelling Bees

I don’t know about you, but getting a ribbon for entering and winning a spelling bee was something to look forward to. To actually visualizing how the word was spelled and then spelling it out loud was one of the most frightening things ever as nerves would come and mess everything up!

But win or lose, there was always ice cream for effort. Ice cream in a cone or pizza! That was the best. Although today in 2015, my seven year old nephew uses far more complicated and fancy words that I’ve never had to spell before. Bet they’ve never spelled the longest word Mary Poppins ever said though…

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