WHAT
The 23rd Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

WHERE
River Oaks Country Club, January 22

AMOUNT RAISED
$185,000, benefiting the Houston Center for Literacy

ENTERTAINMENT
Ten teams battling it out for victory for comedian judge Jeffrey James Binney

BEST WORDS
Haboob, apoop, muntjac

WINNING WORD
Euphuistic

7
Lifelines given to spelling teams by the audience

1
Pink Romper worn in the utmost of style

300
Attendees

—Maggie Berardo

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