Thursday, June 01, 2006

URSPRACHE...

2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee
in Washington DC

275 spellers
20 rounds
1 winner

and the word was

URSPRACHE

A language that is the recorded or hypothetical ancestor
of another language or group of languages.
Also called

"Ursprache"

Katherine Close
2006 Winner

Asbury Park Press/Home News Tribune
Asbury Park, New Jersey
H.W. Mountz School
Spring Lake, New Jersey
13, eighth grade
Speller # 147

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2nd Place Speller
CANADIAN
Finola Hackett

Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
14, eighth grade
Tofield School
Tofield, Alberta, Canada
Speller # 28

Error in spelling of
"weltschmerz"
Sadness over the evils of the world,
especially as an expression of romantic pessimism.
Well done young ladies!!

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