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  • Can you spell pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?

    Vasundara Govindarajan and her brother Vaidya, spell the longest word in the English language, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. Vasundara Govindarajan, who has won the Miami Herald Spelling Bee three times and will represent Miami Herald in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.

Vasundara Govindarajan and her brother Vaidya, spell the longest word in the English language, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. Vasundara Govindarajan, who has won the Miami Herald Spelling Bee three times and will represent Miami Herald in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Charles Trainor Jr. ctrainor@miamiherald.com
Vasundara Govindarajan and her brother Vaidya, spell the longest word in the English language, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. Vasundara Govindarajan, who has won the Miami Herald Spelling Bee three times and will represent Miami Herald in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Charles Trainor Jr. ctrainor@miamiherald.com

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