Continuing the coverage here at Blog About Town, I thought it might be interesting to see how top bee finisher Kavya Shivashankar's winning words stack up against those of her two closest competitors this year.
KAVYA SHIVASHANKARNot sure I could draw any conclusions from that, but feel free to draw your own.
I do note (again) that the TV definition of tagliatelle was something along the lines of "Pasta in the shape of noodles." Obviously that should have been "Pasta in the shape of ribbon-shaped (or shredded-paper-shaped) pasta noodles."
If you're unfamiliar with menhir, check out how I know it, from the Asterix comics I devoured as a pre-teen. (Asterix and Cleopatra is a must-read! So is Asterix the Legionary!)
As for the Mickey Mouse ears mentioned previously, you can sort of see them in this competition footage of Kennyi Aouad. What I realize about this is that the broadcast was on ABC, which is owned by Disney!
BONUS Here's an essay from 2007-2008 competitor Cat "Can You Give Me Another Word?" Cojocaru.