The Scripps National Spelling Bee is taking place in Washington, D.C. this week, as the top speller students from across the country compete for the national title once again.
The youngest contestant is now 6-year-old Edith Fuller, a home-schooled student from Oklahoma who was only 5 years old when she recently qualified to attend. She is the youngest student to ever compete in the national spelling bee, which has been held since 1925. Last year, a six-year-old from Texas was the youngest-ever contestant.
USA Today has released the list of the most misspelled words from each state:
Washington, D.C.: ninety
New Hampshire: difficult
New Jersey: twelve
New Mexico: bananas
New York: beautiful
North Carolina: angel
North Dakota: dilemma
Rhode Island: liar
South Carolina: chihuahua
South Dakota: college
West Virginia: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
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