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Watch Arvind Mahankali Spell ‘Knaidel’ to Win 2013 Spelling Bee

| May 31, 2013 - 10:21 am

Oprah, take note: Here’s a video of 13-year-old smarty pants Arvind Mahankali spelling the word “knaidel” to win the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.

The German-derived Yiddish word, which means dumpling, was bittersweet for Mahankali (try spelling that five times fast), who had placed third in the last two-consecutive Bees after… More »