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Food Vocabulary Quiz

How Good Is Your Food Vocabulary?

Last Friday, the Scripps National Spelling Bee aired on ABC, and there was plenty of food vocab to go around. While mozzarella and zucchini seemed easy enough (they were food words from round two), what about foliocellosis and pfeffernuss? You may call yourself a foodie, but you'd be surprised by the difficulty of some of the culinary terms in the English language. Just for kicks, I thought I'd test your food word repertoire with terms from this year's and last year's Scripps Spelling Bee — plus a little food slang thrown in for good measure. My philosophy is, if you can say it, then you're ready to play it!

How Good Is Your Food Vocabulary?


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LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 7 years
A woman can be a "diva in the kitchen" without having to cook. :ROTFL:
Yesi-Jukebox Yesi-Jukebox 7 years
I'm right there with you skigurl..I only got the first 2 correct
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 7 years
Yeah crapulous is definitely working its way into my normal vocabulary.
skigurl skigurl 7 years
I got 0/10 but I learned, and that's all that matters ;)
nancita nancita 7 years
I love how some words sound nothing like what they mean: eg, geusioleptic. But then you have words like crapulous, which are perfectly clear. I'm going to start using that all the time. All the time.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
I'm standing with my nose in the corner cause I did so poorly on this quiz; BUT I love your quizzes so keep 'em coming, please.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Oooops! :rotfl:
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Crapulous! :rofl: I LOVE that word! Using it now, using it often. Crapulous. C-R-A-P-U-L-O-U-S. Crapulous!
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