Word Of The Day

Aleena Boby (R) of Fort Myers, Florida, and Grace Remmer (L) of St. Augustine, Florida, participate in the round two of the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 14th

Today’s word is from New Latin and means “substitute.” It was spelled correctly by Sean Conley to win the 2001 final. Do you know it?

03/14/2014

Sai Gunturi celebrates his win in the 76th Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee May 29, 2003 in Washington, DC.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 13th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On March 15th, finalists from across […]

03/13/2014

Nupur Lala, 14, from Tampa, Florida, celebrates after winning the 72nd annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC, 03 June, 1999. (MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 12th

Today’s word is from New Latin and means “excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness.” It was spelled correctly by Nupur Lala to win the 1999 final. Do you know it?

03/12/2014

US President George W. Bush (L) poses with Pratyush Buddiga, the 2002 Annual Spelling Bee Champion. (PAUL MORSE/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 11th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On March 15th, finalists from across […]

03/11/2014

Jody Anne Maxwell, 12, a seventh grade student from Kingston, Jamaica, hoists the winners' trophy. (Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 10th

KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

03/10/2014

Katharine Close, 13, of Spring Lake, New Jersey, holds up the championship trophy after winning the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee June 1, 2006 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – March 3rd

On March 15th KPIX 5 and KCBS will team up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Finalists will be asked to conjure the correct spelling of some of the most obscure words in the English language. We wanted to know, would you be up to the challenge?

03/03/2014

Eighth grader, Justin Carroll (R), from Wynne, Arkansas, celebrates after winning the 1995  Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee. ( JAMAL A. WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Bay Area Word Of The Day – February 24th

Today’s word is a medical term of Greek origin and means a “a yellow discoloration of the skin.” It was spelled correctly by Justin Carroll to win the 1995 final. Do you know it?

02/21/2014

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