One champion, a whole lot of heartbreak. The finals are tonight at 8 p.m. EDT.
If you’ve got to walk off the stage at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, you’ve got to do it in style.
What a cute little wunderkind. W-U-N-D-E-R-K-I-N-D. Wunderkind. While the 6-year-old phenom was unfortunately eliminated from the Scripps National Spelling Bee, she certainly won Most Precocious In Show.
This guy wins, whether or not he can spell anything. As some pretext, this was from an actual spelling bee one competition below the Nationals and the partipant said he, along with other students, had a very hard time hearing the judges because the speakers were pointed towards the audience.
The agony and the ecstasy of America’s brainiest spectator sport, written all over the faces of precocious kids. Could I have the definition of “adorable,” please? Could you use it in a sentence? And congrats to Sukanya Roy for spelling her way to the championship trophy! View List ›
Flavorpill brings you each of the winning words from the last 20 years. It’s the complete spelling bee package! Including definition, language of origin, and a sentence to help you incorporate each famed entry into your most important conversations.
The Onion News Network interviews a 12-year-old struggling with the tragic ability to spell words normal people can’t even pronounce. Remember: kids like James need constant care or they’ll forget to eat, or breathe. Watch Video ›
Meaning “indifferent or lukewarm especially in matters of religion,” laodicean was this year’s winning word at the National Spelling Bee. Congrats to the winner, 13-year-old Kavya Shivshankar! Read More ›
Take this spelling test and see how you stack up! I got a pathetic 70% on the first go — gold stars to anyone who gets 90% or better!
Contestant in the 2008 National Spelling Bee mistakes “numnah” for “numbnut.” I watch the spelling bee precisely for endearingly awkward adolescent moments such as this one. Watch Video ›