A judge used him as a clue for the Latin word “bacchius,” during Thursday night’s competition held in National Harbor.
The student tasked with spelling “bacchius” asked for a definition and a context clue. That’s when the judge name-dropped October's Very Own: “Drake’s new mixtape contains a rap in which every word ends and begins with a ‘bacchius.’”
Drake is having a winning week by social media standards, A day before the Scripps Spelling Bee shout out, little Riley Curry stole the show singing the chorus to “Blessed,” after Wednesday's big Warriors win.
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