Alas, it's my favorite time of year again. The National Spelling Bee Finals on ESPN. (What, you didn't know spelling was a sport?) These kids are RARE specimens. And I can make all the fun I want because I too was a spelling bee nerd. But not on this level. Seriously the funniest hour on TV and each year, there is always "the moment". At least one kid does something funny, or stupid, or both. Here are some of my favs:
This year's "moment" - Numnut:
Anyone who likes Napoleon Dynamite will appreciate this:
This poor kid can't stop laughing:
Can't tell if she's spelling or, umm...never mind. I would also like to note that she was the first "home schooler" to win. Hmmm, interesting:
And my favorite - this kids faints, then pops back up and IMMEDIATELY starts spelling the word, correctly no less.