The Program in the Humanities and Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill will together be holding their second Adult Spelling Bee on August 23. Part variety show, part serious inquiry into the public’s orthography skills, and mostly just a fun time, this event will be the first of many events mixing entertainment with just a modicum of scholarly endeavor. Anyone can take part and teams are welcome — no pre-registration required.
All attendees are welcome to participate as individuals or as a team, and contestants will be drawn by lot. There will be two contests, one traditional individual competition, and one relaxed team competition.Since we’re all adults, we will be starting with difficult words and progressing to impossible words!
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Be prepared to show identification.
Our spelling bees employ a tongue-in-cheek philosophy: you have been warned not to take this too seriously!
If you have questions please write Dr. Max Owre, Interim Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.