Where's spell-check when you need it?
Last week on Jeopardy!, a select group of youngsters were chosen as contestants to win big money and show off their brilliant minds. One of them was Connecticut eighth-grader Thomas Hurley lll.
The game was going great for Hurley until the final question. The three contestants were asked to name the 1863 document that Abraham Lincoln deemed "a fit and necessary war measure."
Hurley had the correct answer with the Emancipation Proclamation. However, the middle school student spelled the word emancipation with an extra t.