Could You Spell the Winning Spelling Bee Words?

Could you even pronounce the winning National Spelling Bee words?

For the first time in more than half a century, two extraordinary spellers on Thursday were declared the winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas kept on spelling until the prestigious contest exhausted the list of prepared words for contestants to spell.

It came down to the last two words on the list: If both Sriram and Ansun spelled their final words correctly, they would be declared double winners. 

They nailed it. Sriram and Ansun are the contest's first co-winners since 1962. 

The two winning words?

Feuilleton (noun) Part of a European newspaper or magazine devoted to material designed to entertain the general readerHear feuilleton pronounced here.

Stichomythia (noun) Dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered by two actors in alternating lines (as in classical Greek drama). Hear stichomythia pronounced here.

Scripps is known for presenting its contestants with little-used words, but these seem particularly obscure.

Would you have been able to spell the winning words?

mark wood May 30, 2014 at 01:45 PM
see how this works, the BS story here drops the ball. the real story should be, few toss out BBQ from Texas, but the few who live next to the newly constructed clearview road project, i.e.( the Petal takeover) of the Haas land, the STINK from the septic system is no problem. Up yours,, damn right I am moving, your going to love the new neighbor. lolololol and the4 spelling bee is all your simple mind could muster. Low info voters everywhere..especially here...


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