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June 2, 1994

On June 2, 1994, Ned Andrews won the 67th National Spelling Bee when he spelled the word antediluvian. Antediluvian, of or belonging to the time before the biblical Flood. Dark horse candidate Burton ‘Gus’ Guster bowed out when he missed the word aggiornamento. Aggiornamento, bringing up to date as in a Vatican Council. Super, super … Continue reading

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