Winning Words and the Champs Who Spelled Them

Last updated: 05-17-2018

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Winning Words and the Champs Who Spelled Them

The Scripps National Spelling Bee began in 1925. In this list we present some of the most intriguing winning words from over the decades. Betty Robinson, 1928 Used in a Sentence: "Well-beaten albumen is the key to impressive meringue." Albumen is the white of an egg. The word comes from albus, Latin for "white." Ward Randall, 1931 "I'm not French, but I have come dressed as a smart European from the late 1950s (below-the-knee skirt and a foulard) to experience the latest event from Secret Cin...


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