Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled for first time since 1945 because of coronavirus pandemic

Canceled. C-A-N-C-E-L-E-D. Origin: Latin. Used in a sentence: The National Spelling Bee is the latest event to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.  This is the first cancelation of the Spelling Bee since 1945 — when the event was cancelled for three straight years due to World War II. Scripps Read more