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Watch a 6-year-old spell 'nyctinasty' at the National Spelling Bee - SFGate (blog)

The youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant nailed a word that most adults can't define and would struggle to even pronounce. Related Stories. Test your spelling skills. When 6-year-old Edith Fuller of Tulsa, Okla., was asked to spell the ...and more »

Is Wisconsin Really That Hard to Spell? - New York Times

“Beautiful” and “pneumonia” hardly go together, but they ranked as the top two words that Americans most sought how to spell in the first four months of this year, according to an analysis by Google Trends. The analysis, which covered Jan. 1 through ...and more »

What are the most misspelled words in every state? - KVOA Tucson News

Just in time for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google has released its list of America's most misspelled words by state — and Wisconsinites have some explaining to do. Google Trends tweeted a map on Tuesday showing "America's Most Misspelled ...and more »

Edith Fuller, 6, was the National Spelling Bee's youngest-ever contestant - AOL

Edith Fuller made history this week as she became the youngest contestant to ever compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. And in case that feat wasn't impressive enough, she qualified for the competition when she was only 5. The 6-year-old is so ...and more »

20 Winning Words From Past National Spelling Bees - Mental Floss

On Thursday, June 1, 2017, the world's best young spellers will assemble together under one roof to determine which one (or two) will be crowned champion of the 90th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. While we breathlessly await that moment, let's ...and more »

Wyoming and Montana contestants advance in the Scripps National Spelling Bee - KBZK Bozeman News

The nation's best young spellers are gathering in Maryland for the annual Scripps spelling bee starting Wednesday. The contest features 291 spellers who each get a chance to spell two words on stage. Aidan Veress, 13, of Gardiner, is representing ...and more »

Two students will represent Oklahoma in the Scripps National Spelling Bee - KSWO

OK (KSWO)- Two students from Oklahoma will be joining participants from across the country at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The two students representing Oklahoma are Rohan Rajeev, 14, and Edith Fuller, 6. Rohan is an 8th grader at Oklahoma ...and more »

Google's Map of the Most Misspelled Word in Every State Should Make America Feel Ashamed - GQ Magazine

Yesterday Google Trends released an inaccurately labeled map of the most misspelled word in each state in the U.S., before quickly readjusting and tweeting a correct version. The data comes from Google searches that begin with "how to spell...", which ...and more »

What Makes The Spelling Bee So Hard - FiveThirtyEight

The bee, which began in 1925, is the highest-profile spelling contest in the country. The winner will receive a $40,000 cash prize, a Merriam-Webster reference library (as if they need it), an Encyclopædia Britannica and an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel ...and more »

Google's breakdown of what Americans don't know how to spell, state by state - Washington Post

In honor of the National Spelling Bee, which starts Wednesday, Google decided to see what words people in each of the 50 states struggle to spell. To do this, employees looked at Google searches of “how to spell ______” in each of the states from Jan ...and more »