The Pop Culture Spelling Bee

The Pop Culture Spelling Bee was one of the games we played at the inaugural Mental Floss Trivia Show. Now you can play along at home! Simply choose the proper spelling of each name. Then spend the rest of the day figuring out whether knowing the answers is a positive thing.

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Balki Bartokomous
Balki Bartakamous
Balki Bartakomous
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George Stepanopolos
George Stepanopoulos
George Stephanopoulos
3 of 12
Matthew McConaughey
Matthew Maconaghay
Matthew McConaghay
4 of 12
Mike Kryzewski
Mike Kryzyewski
Mike Krzyzewski
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Maggie Gylenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhal
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M. Night Shamaylan
M. Night Shaymalain
M. Night Shyamalan
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Jesse Katsopolis
Jesse Quatsapolis
Jesse Catsopolis
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Arnold Schwartzeneger
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwartzenager
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flex capacitor
flux capacitor
flex capacitar
10 of 12
Scarlett Johanson
Scarlett Johansen
Scarlett Johansson
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(Actor Jason Lee's son)
Audio Scyence
Sayge Moonblood
Pilot Inspektor