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The Curious ‘Cat: “The Falvey Bee!”

Curious 'Cat - imageCelebrating 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, 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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