2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals will be broadcast Thursday, May 31 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on ESPN2 and 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM on ESPN.

The finalists include:

  • Jacob Faulk from Denver, Colorado
  • Amith Vasantha from San Jose, California
  • Enya Hubers from Burlington, Ontario, Canada
  • Cameron Keith From Boulder, Colorado

Scripps website explains that "Since 1925, children across America have participated in school, local and regional bees with the singular hope of making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. This year, 11 million students will join in the experience."

Did you know that 80% of folks consider themselves good spellers? However, we all struggle with the spelling of some words. Google Trends has put together a list of America's Most Misspelled Words. Here are some of the results for South Dakota and our neighbor states:

  • South Dakota - Chaos
  • North Dakota - Yacht
  • Minnasota- Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • Iowa - Vacuum
  • Nebraska - Nacturnal
  • Wisconsin - Beautiful

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