People Share The Word That Cost Them The Spelling Bee And We're Secondhand Annoyed

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Vote up the most irritating spelling bee losses.

If you participated in a spelling bee as a child, you probably still remember the word that cost you your win. Twitter user @abbygov asked the Internet what word stumped them, and we totally feel their pain!


  • 1. Close...


  • 2. You Got Bamboozled


  • 3. Blame It On The British In You



  • 4. Nerves Will Do That To Ya


  • 5. There's No Second Chances In Spelling Bees


  • 6. But How Could You KNOW?