University of North Carolina Humanities Program http://wunc.org en Why Adults Love A Spelling Bee http://wunc.org/post/why-adults-love-spelling-bee <p></p><p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;">Last May, a 13-year-old boy won the Scripps National Spelling Bee with the word “knaidel.”&nbsp; The Yiddish word<font color="#1F497D">,</font> which means dumpling<font color="#1F497D">,</font> was a controversial selection. But these bees are not just for kids. Adults enjoy the opportunity to wax nostalgic while showing their spelling skills. Flyleaf Books and the University of North Carolina Humanities Program are hosting an Adult Spelling Bee on Friday at 6:30pm. </span></font></span></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:22:04 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 21069 at http://wunc.org Why Adults Love A Spelling Bee