Does classics professor Jacques Bailly look familiar? You might recognize him as the official pronouncer of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, televised on ESPN annually.

Bailly, bee champion in 1980, shares his winning word and describes how he got interested in spelling in the first place. 

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