What is a Feuilleton?

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is over and the last word ws “feuilleton”.  So what the heck is a feuilleton? A: THIS.

Feuilleton (French pronunciation: ​[fœjtɔ̃]; a diminutive of Frenchfeuillet, the leaf of a book) was originally a kind of supplement attached to the political portion ofFrench newspapers, consisting chiefly of non-political news and gossip, literature and art criticism, a chronicle of the latest fashions, and epigrams, charades and other literary trifles.  (per wikipedia)  The term has also come to mean a particular article/post/story in a newspaper.

In a sentence: After The Chronicle posted a few things about the mayoral administration, they posted a feuilleton about feuilletons with this sentence as the example of how to use it in a sentence.

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