Monday, June 18, 2012

... who had been a clerk under me at Barclay...

Well, I was all ready to complain that "these two men first met when one of them told a friend, Stamford, of needing new lodgings in London" was hardly worthy of being a Final Jeopardy clue when one of them got it wrong, writing (as a joke) "Scrooge and Marley" instead of "Holmes and Watson".

So once again my notion of what's common knowledge is proved wrong.

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At 11:24 PM, June 18, 2012 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

We too were startled, but chalked it up to the contestant choking.

 

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