Flawed Rules Are Better Than None

English-speakers don’t have to be able to spell all the words in English, just the ones they use in their

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Jeopardy Writers Get It Wrong Again

Jeopardy clue, December 19, 2017
Even though the Oxford English Dictionary is listed as one of their references, the Jeopardy writers occasionally write a clue without checking it.
On December 19, 2017, one of the categories was “More than one meaning.”
The clue was: “A coffin, or the gloomy feeling that comes upon you as it’s being carried.
The expected

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