Could you spell psychedelic under pressure?
Jodhpurs, eulogies, pluperfect, expostulate, these are not easy words to say and they are certainly not easy words to spell.
Can you imagine trying to spell them against the clock in front of an audience of thousands?
That is what the team from Colchester Royal Grammar school in Essex did to become national champion of spelling at The Times Spelling Bee competition.
BBC Breakfast has been speaking to them and to spellmaster Andrea Glazier.
24 Jun 2011
- From the section UK