Gokul Venkatachalam

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    June 3, 2014

    19 Hard-To-Spell Words That St. Louisans Know By Heart

    Gokul Venkatachalam, a thirteen-year-old boy from Chesterfield, had an impressive showing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, correctly spelling "bamboche," "abaisse" and "eryngo." (It was "Kierkegaardian" that did him in; he won third place.) In honor of Venkatachalam's achievement, Daily RFT ha ... More >>