Justin Timberlake’s One Weakness Is Spelling The Word "Wharf"

Justin Timberlake was once a spelling bee competitor but lost :/.

From the Scripps National Spelling Bee Facebook page:

And here he is! Justin Timberlake’s photo from the 1995 Memphis Commercial Appeal Spelling Bee. He misspelled the word “wharf.” Fortunately, he’s managed to somehow survive by using his other talents!


A wharf or quay (/ˈkiː/, US also /ˈkeɪ/ or /ˈkweɪ/)1 is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

4. W-H-A-R-F

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