All of the Food Words from the National Spelling Bee 2015

May 29, 2015

Plus, a peek at what the contestants ate before the competition.

Food plays a major part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Not only is what the competitors eat important — USA Today notes that many prefer a diet of “brain foods” like fish and nuts — but having a strong knowledge of food could even help someone win. As in years pastmany of the words in the preliminary rounds of the Spelling Bee — which ended yesterday — were “exotic foods” like sukiyaki and zabaglione. In round two of the event, 25 out of the 285 words given were foods. In…