17 Winning Words From Past National Spelling Bees

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31:  Snigdha Nandipati (R...

“Yesterday, 14-year-old Snigdha Nandipati from San Diego won the Scripps National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word guetapens, which means “ambush.” To celebrate Nandipati’s impressive achievement, here are 17 of the most interesting words from the Bee’s 87-year history.” (Mental Floss).

Have many of these have you even heard of before?