As I've mentioned before, my spelling bee dreams died in the Lakeview Elementary School cafeteria in 1989. But that hasn't soured me on the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The finals are tonight on ABC.
Think you can spell with the best of them? Today's quiz, which originally ran last year at this time, contains ten winning words from past Scripps National Spelling Bees. Can you tell which variation is spelled correctly?
Take the Quiz: Spelling Bee
(When you're done, let us know which word spelled your downfall in your own spelling bee career.)