After coming in third place the past two years, 13-year-old Arvind Mahankali won the Scripps National Spelling Bee last night on the word “knaidel,” a German-derived Yiddish word that means matzo ball. What do you think?
“I bet that kid is really annoying to text with.”
Hector Zacapa • Fitting Room Supervisor
“Fuck. I put all my money on Vanya Shivashankar.”
Stan MacKinnon • Casing Packer
“I’m not impressed. Once you find out it’s a German-derived Yiddish word, it’s clear as day how to spell it.”
Judy Dabe • Systems Analyst