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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 »

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 »

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 »

America's most misspelled words, according to Google - CBS News

It's spelling bee week! Google mapped out top "how to spell" searches by state. Google. NEW YORK -- As the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee gets underway, Google has decided to honor the annual event by compiling a list of the most misspelled words ...and more »

St. Louis area student advances to National Spelling Bee finals - Missourinet.com

Alice Liu of the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield is the remaining Missouri contestant in this year's National Spelling Bee. There were originally eight from the Show-Me state who were competing for champion. Liu is among 40 kids who could take home ...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 »

Six local students representing the Bay Area compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee - ABC Action News

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Here in the Tampa Bay Area, we'll be cheering on six local students competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year. SPELLING BEE SCHEDULE: Tuesday, May 30: Preliminary Multiple Choice Test; Wednesday, May 31: Prelims round 2 ...and more »