We Couldn't Out-Spell These Grade-Schoolers; Could You?
The Scripps National Spelling Bee starts Tuesday, but there's more to the competition than just difficult words — #spellfie, anyone?By Christine Slusser | May 25, 2015
B-I-N-G-O. It's probably one of the first words you learned how to spell 'cause, you know, Bingo was his name-o. But how about k-n-a-i-d-e-l? Doesn't have quite the same ring to it.
That was the winning word of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2013.
"Knaidel," the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Arvind Mahankali said.