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SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE
Jimmy Kimmel Taunts Donald Trump With Sidewalk Spelling Bee
But can they spell better than the president?
Texas Teen Wins National Spelling Bee
14-year-old Karthik Nemmani from McKinney, Texas won the Scripps National Spelling Bee with the word Koinonia.
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Karthik Nemmani Wins The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
The 14-year-old from McKinney, Texas survived one of the most intense competitions in the 93-year history of the spelling bee.
Jimmy Kimmel Turns Trump’s Notorious Spelling Struggles Into A New Kids Game
Introducing the "Make America Grate Again Spelling Bee."
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CNN Anchor Mocks Indian-American Spelling Bee Champ
Writer, lawyer, and social justice advocate
Racist jokes further perpetuate racial privilege.
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The Meaning Of 'Marocain,' The Word That Won The 2017 Spelling Bee
The more you know!
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Ananya Vinay Wins The 2017 U.S. Scripps National Spelling Bee
By By Lacey Johnson, Reuters
She correctly spelled the word marocain, a dress fabric made of warp of silk or rayon and a filling of other yarns.
5-Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Qualify For Scripps National Spelling Bee
We feel inept.
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6-Year-Old Spelling Whiz Will Blow Your Mind
He didn't win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but Akash Vukoti's spelling skills are pretty freaking impressive.
WATCH LIVE: Host Mo Rocca Shows Off Geographic Knowledge
Humorist and journalist Mo Rocca chats with HuffPost's Alyona Minkovski about moderating last week's 28th annual National
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Akash Vukoti, 6-Year-Old Spelling Bee Whiz, Will Blow Your Mind
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis? For real?
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Winners Tie In Scripps National Spelling Bee
The tie is the third in a row in the Bee.
South Asian Americans Want to Be Accepted -- Not Merely Tolerated
Dancer, writer, Sikh-American
America is a melting pot of cultures -- but it seems like not all cultures and ethnicities are welcome. Unless, of course, their clothing is appropriated for profit or racial jokes are made at their expense for entertainment. It seems as if some Americans love everything about us... except us.
Grit: Your Secret Success Strategy
Author, speaker, lawyer turned stress and resilience expert
Grit is having both the passion and the perseverance to achieve a goal, and grit often predicts who achieves the highest levels of success in school and at work.
Why Grammar Is Important
William B. Bradshaw
The primary focus of the project was to measure four core-competencies: literacy, reading, numeracy (basic mathematical and
There's No T-I-E in a Spelling Bee
Corporate comedian, Business emcee, Author, 'The Road to Succe...
5) After 20 rounds admissions officers from all eight Ivy League schools will sit in the front row, randomly displaying signs
Spelling Bee Co-Champs Spell More Words You've Never Heard Of (VIDEO)
Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe, the 2014 National Spelling Bee co-champions, joined HuffPost Live on Monday and spelled more
Spelling Bee Contestant Jacob Williamson REALLY Thought He Knew The Answer (VIDEO)
"I thought I knew that word, but I guess I didn't," he told reporters later. "It was a lot of fun, I got a lot of fun out
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