We have a winner!

Congratulations to last night’s winner, Karen (or “Caribou,” as her fellow competitors were calling her). We credit her win to her fetching antlers, and of course to her mad Greek vocabulary skills.

Our spelling bee champion for December 22, 2008

Our spelling bee champion for December 22, 2008

Karen’s winning word: “oophagous,” meaning “egg-eating.”

Did you know that many sharks are oophagous as embryos? Yep, the bigger badder embryo sharks devour the eggs containing their poor little unhatched brothers and sisters. How’s that for some merry holiday spirit? Read more about it.

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