October 27, 2017
Get ready for the 6th Annual New Heaven Reads Spelling Bee
Last year’s Bee was championed by the Hamden Public Library’s
Librarians… from Hell
The winning word was williwaw (noun): a sudden violent wind.
Second place belonged to the Phessi from the Yale Linguistics Department.
Think you have the chops to beat Librarians and Linguists at spelling?
Compete in this year’s Bee!
Interested in reading about the Bee?
All Hail The Librarians from Hell by Geoffrey Naunheim. Featured in the New Haven Independent
Yale Linguistics Takes Second Place at the New Haven Reads Spelling Bee by Jason Zentz. Featured on Yale Department of Lingusitic’s website.