Posts tagged "spelling bee"

Nothing Is More Riveting Than The Scripps Spelling Bee

How better to celebrate the English language than to watch the Scripps Spelling Bee? Not only does it glorify the ability to memorize massive quantities of information and spit it…

Megan Reynolds | May 29, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: 14-Year-Old Girl Can Spell “Cymothichous” (And You Can’t)

Sukanya Roy, 14, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee last night. Sukanya is the 46th female to win and the fourth consecutive Indian-American. Sukanya’s winning word was “cymothichous,” which is…

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Numbnut — Can You Please Use That In A Sentence?

So the kid who won the National Spelling Bee this past weekend, was asked to spell a word that, to him sounded like numbnut. I literally just spit…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 5, 2008 - 11:30 am