5-year-old Edith Fuller wins regional bee in Tulsa to advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee

TULSA - Big words are no match for little Edith Fuller.

The 5-year-old knocked out 37 words in the Scripps Green Country Regional Spelling Bee to become the youngest person in history to advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

 

These are the words Edith spelled correctly to win the title.

1. Dracula
2. Layette
3. Odori
4. Colloquial
5. Sevruga
6. Staccato
7. Panglossian
8. Troika
9. Picaresque
10. Lieutenant
11. Kama
12. Mesmerize
13. Tritium
14. Pernicious
15. Buddha
16. Minaret
17. Dahlia
18. Tamarind
19. Virgule
20. Eocene
21. Zephyr
22. Fuselage
23. Nisei (Our team misspelled this word. Badly.)
24. Philately
25. Euthanasia
26. Jacamar
27. Chauvinism
28. Alim
29. Perestroika
30. Fennec
31. Lahar
32. Weimaraner
33. Fete
34. Baedeker
35. Sarsaparilla
36. Croesus
37. Jnana

 

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