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bulliedawg
06-02-2004, 05:06 PM
correctly at the National Spelling Bee. Probably the hardest cycling-related word out there, unless you can think of another.

dave thompson
06-02-2004, 05:28 PM
correctly at the National Spelling Bee. Probably the hardest cycling-related word out there, unless you can think of another.
Actually, it's "dérailleur".

csb
06-02-2004, 06:07 PM
de rigueur!

Bill Bove
06-02-2004, 07:10 PM
Damn bloody surrender monkey frogs, gotta have a different word for everything and then they can't even spell it right. :argue:

CarbonTi
06-02-2004, 09:44 PM
Actually, it's Disraeli gears.

Bill Bove
06-02-2004, 09:57 PM
Clapton is God

Ginger
06-02-2004, 10:00 PM
Bulli....
You do watch ALL the sports, don't you.

BumbleBeeDave
06-02-2004, 10:32 PM
“SuperSteelSerottaSandy” . . .UUUh, er, “S-o-o-p-r-e . . . . “

bulliedawg
06-03-2004, 06:40 AM
Bulli....
You do watch ALL the sports, don't you.

I've got money on Vajpi Rhamadanadnai, Lu Ng, and Brian Silverstein to win, place, and show, respectively.

Had to bet on the Spelling Bee since there aren't any bargains in the Belmont. Like everyone else, I have a feeling Smarty Jones will pull a near-Secretariat in this one.

Hard Fit
06-03-2004, 01:14 PM
Probably the word that is misspelled the most is the verb "pedal".

peddle - to sell
pedal - what you do on a bike

Hard Fit

oracle
06-03-2004, 02:45 PM
i think that randonneur must be at least tied for first.

oracle

terry
06-03-2004, 03:44 PM
these are great examples of why i never won a spelling bee.

Ozz
06-03-2004, 05:32 PM
I've got money on Vajpi Rhamadanadnai, Lu Ng, and Brian Silverstein to win, place, and show, respectively.

Had to bet on the Spelling Bee since there aren't any bargains in the Belmont. Like everyone else, I have a feeling Smarty Jones will pull a near-Secretariat in this one.

"Fourteen-year-old David Tidmarsh of South Bend, Ind., won the National Spelling Bee on Thursday. He defeated 13-year-old Akshay Buddiga, who rallied after becoming lightheaded and collapsing on stage. Tidmarsh won by corrrectly spelling the word "autochthonous" in the 15th round."

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5122188/

better pay up!

BTW - what the heck's an "autochthonous"

dave thompson
06-03-2004, 05:42 PM
....BTW - what the heck's an "autochthonous"
Native, indigineous, aboriginal. Of course there are further meanings like: material, particularly within sediments and sedimentary rocks, that has formed or grown in situ and has not been transported, but you knew that already. :)

Ozz
06-03-2004, 07:23 PM
Native, indigineous, aboriginal. Of course there are further meanings like: material, particularly within sediments and sedimentary rocks, that has formed or grown in situ and has not been transported, but you knew that already. :)

http://www.m-w.com/home.htm

My friend when trying to keep up with you smart guys!

:)

victoryfactory
06-05-2004, 04:40 PM
Baklava - Greek pastry with nuts and honey
Balaklava - headwear that covers ears and neck

NEVER put a baklava on your head.(unless you're into that sort of thing)

VF