The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Vice Principal Douglas Panch
- Mexican: 1)Noun A person or something hailing from or related to the Country of Mexico
2)Slang An American term denoting anyone from Puerto Rico, Guam, Cuba, El Salvador, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, South America, or Spain.
- It seems strange that all my words are South American Rodents!
Panch: Your word is: hào.
Effeminate Audience speller: Can I please have the definition?
Panch: "A vietnamese unit of currency, equal to 1/10 of a dong."
Effeminate Audience speller: May I have it in a sentence?
Panch: "Holding his 10-hào paycheck over his head, Mingli proclaimed ,'With my dong, I will feed my Family!'"
Rona:In all these years, he is the first one to get that word right!
Panch: I guess he really loves dongs!