Civilization could depend on the Spleling Be

What's your spelling bee story?

Presented by the IdeaFestival, the Spleling Be has been a hit, drawing people in bee suits to events in Louisville, Lexington and Chicago. More events are planned, including one at the IdeaFestival hive mind in September that you won't want to miss.

Recorded this winter, check out this audio from NPR's Only a Game in which one participant tells us that civilization depends on the IdeaFestival, good spellers and freshly laundered underwear.

I swere I herd one of those three things.