Ancient Egyptian Spelling Bee – The Harvard Lampoon

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Ancient Egyptian Spelling Bee

  CWW '16 , Art: AEV '18

AEV ancient egyptian spelling bee

Judge: Finalist 1, your word is: “Chariot.”

Finalist 1: It’s like, a chariot.

Judge: Correct. Finalist 2, your word is: “Familial Mourning.”

Finalist 2: Um, shoot, I know this one. Shoot. It’s like, three palm leaves over an eagle.

Judge: Oh, I’m sorry, it’s four palm leaves over an eagle. Finalist 1, ready for the final word?

Finalist 1: Yes.

Judge: If you answer correctly, the title is yours. Your word is: “River.”

Finalist 1: It’s like, a river.

Finalist 2: C’mon!