That same year Hugh Tosteson of San Juan won the 1975 National Bee with the word "incisor"
Having studied the for the Bee in the past decade (and performing abysmally), these seemed a lot like that Nadia gymnastics performance of 1976. Any current gymnast would smirk at the "difficulty" of her routine today.
The past 10 years worth of winning words
And in the category of things they don't even HAVE anymore...
But that's not true! I looked it up and there is actually a World Slide Rule Championship!
The things you learn just doing this blog.