- The revelation that in her later life, Olive hosted a radio show where every year, she would interview the runner-up of the Putnam County Spelling Bee.
- The runner-up prize of the money Olive needed to pay her entry fee.
- Let alone the fact that it was Panch who supplied the money and made up the rule on the spot.
- The fact that Logainne did eventually win the Bee, even if it took her seven tries. Hey, she really wanted it.
- Just how happy Barfee is when he wins the bee. Talk about earning your happy ending.
All my life I've only been able to breathe out of one nostril, and today is no exception!