Celebrating the 90th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, the Curious ‘Cat hosted a Falvey Bee, asking Villanovans to spell the word “stichomythia.”
Jeannine Ahern, Finance/Administration Specialist: “Stychomithia.”
Jacqueline Smith, Finance/Administration Specialist: “Stygomythy.”
Michael Foight, Digital Library & Special Collections Coordinator: “Stythomythia.”
Lorraine Holt, Finance/Administration Specialist: “Sticomythia.”
Roberta Rosci, Resource Management Specialist: “Sticomythopia.”
Rob LeBlanc, First Year Experience/Humanities Librarian: “Stichomythea.”
For future reference, stichomythia, according to Dictionary.com, is defined as “dramatic dialogue, as in a Greek play, characterized by brief exchanges between two characters, each of whom usually speaks in one line of verse during a scene of intense emotion or strong argumentation.” Tune to ESPN 2 for the Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals on Thursday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m.
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