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Mujtaba Raja, 13

Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs
Jersey City, New Jersey
Mujtaba finished in 111th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 otacoustic
otacoustic
2 What is a spoonerism?
the use of cutlery as a rhythm instrument
Correct answer: the humorous switching of word sounds

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

icosahedron

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

oxyacetylene, Kulturkreis, heleoplankton, bevue.