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    2009 Spelling Bee Words

    I would love to hear what everyone's favorite words are from this year's Spelling Bee. I just posted about the winning word and another favorite of mine. Please check it out - A Walk in the WoRds: The Scripps National Spelling Bee - 2009 Winning Word

    Also, please respond with your favorites.

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    Re: 2009 Spelling Bee Words

    Quote Originally Posted by beecher View Post
    I would love to hear what everyone's favorite words are from this year's Spelling Bee. I just posted about the winning word and another favorite of mine. Please check it out - A Walk in the WoRds: The Scripps National Spelling Bee - 2009 Winning Word

    Also, please respond with your favorites.

    Thanks,
    Beecher
    I have no favourites, I am just sooooooooooo humbled by the young people in that bee. I thought that I was a good speller until I heard some of the words.

    The way in which some of them are able to get to the word by asking for the root language etc. etc. is amazing.

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    Re: 2009 Spelling Bee Words

    If you haven't seen the documentary, 'Spellbound', you'd probably love it. It follows several spellers on their way to the national bee a few years ago. Wonderfully done.

    P.

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