AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

The Scripps Spelling Bee Co-Champions Faced Off In An Urban Dictionary Competition

By | 5 Comments

Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe, the first Scripps Spelling Bee co-champs since 1962, tried to settle their rivalry with Urban Dictionary.

Hubris

Here’s The Most Confident Spelling Bee Failure You’ll Ever See

By | 31 Comments

This kid was so sure of himself, right up until the point when the judges tore his heart out.

ESPN

Erin Andrews Has Blogger Mentality

By | 5 Comments

Veteran spelling bee reporter Erin Andrews tells TMZ, stringing letters together is no easy business -- in fact, it's so nerve-wracking, some young contestants break a sweat.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

The Scripps Spelling Bee In Pictures

By | 8 Comments

The 2011 Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee took place yesterday in Washington, DC and the big winner was Sukanya Roy, pictured above, as she spelled cymotrichous to win the whole damn thing.

RACISM IS A DISH BEST SERVED COLD

WHITE KID DEATHLY AFRAID OF ‘NEGUS’

By | 11 Comments

Here's an undated video of an earlier Scripps National Spelling Bee where this confused youngster is being asked to spell "negus," the term used for an Ethiopian monarch, and you can just see the kid looking around, perhaps waiting for a cadre of young toughs to pummel him through the stage at the first sign of anything potentially inappropriate.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

WRITE IT DOWN…S…H…I…V…A…

By | 15 Comments

Thirteen-year-old Kavya Shivashankar of Kansas (pictured from 2008) won the 82nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, which aired on prime-time TV for the fourth straight year.

MISCELLANY

SPELLERS SHOWING SIGNS OF H-U-M-A-N-I-T-Y

By | 17 Comments

Yup, it's another spelling bee post that has nothing to do with <a href="http://www.ajc.com/living/content/living/stories/2008/05/30/erin_andrews_spelling.html" target="_blank">Erin Andrews</a>, who lives both in awe of these little idiot savants and in the fear of the fact that they may correct her on air.


Sign Up



Powered by WordPress.com VIP