AARP National Spelling Bee

Health, Home & Family, On the Road, Trivia
on July 12, 2009

Larry Grossman, 56, of Northwood (pop. 959), correctly spelled botryoidal, which means shaped like a bunch of grapes, to set himself up to win the 2008 AARP National Spelling Bee. His final spelling word was debouch. The contest is for spellers 50 or older.