I'll take saddest Jeopardy misspelling ever for $3,000, Alex.
Social media is still howling after last week's perceived slight of eighth grader Thomas Hurley III and his misspelling of "Emancipation" during Kids Week on "Jeopardy!"
Thomas knew the answer to the Final Jeopardy question: Abraham Lincoln called this document, which took effect in 1863, "a fit and necessary war measure."
But the 12-year-old Connecticut boy added an extra "t" to his answer: emanciptation proclamation.
Host Alex Trebek said Thomas "misspelled it badly."FULL STORY