Spelling bees rool! And so do nerds. Few events are as captivating as the Scripps National Spelling Bee. I learned a new word during yesterday’s finals that allows me to better understand my problems. The adorable Canadian girl who finished in second place failed to properly spell weltschmerz, which means a
"mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state." This state of mind has a name? I finally feel validated.