Urban Dictionary Spelling Bee: In an attempt to determine a final winner from last week's Scripps National Spelling Bee, Mashable challenged National Spelling Bee co-champions Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe to words that really matter in life: selections from the Urban Dictionary.
posted by Shouraku
on Jun 3, 2014 -
"You are a junior spelling champion. Your parents have been teaching you at home since you were four." Bee: a choose-your-own-bittersweet-coming-of-age novella by Emily Short. [more inside]
posted by Iridic
on Jun 5, 2012 -
Because they have their own minor-league spelling bee circuit. Having a qualifying spelling bee league that is, at times, tougher than the actual competition is what results in the extreme over-representation of Indian kids (1% in population, 11% in the spelling bee) at the national-level Scripps spelling bee. Where else have you seen such a phenomenon?
posted by vidur
on Jun 2, 2010 -