Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy for Tuesday, October 25, 2016:
Final Jeopardy! category: WORDS IN THE NEWS 2016
Final Jeopardy! clue: The Centre for European Reform is one of the sources credited with coining this new 6-letter portmanteau word
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Joel Goldes, a dialect coach from Oak Park, California
||Yoey Sacks, a store planner from New York, New York
||Lani Gonzalez, a managing director of an art bazaar from Austin, Texas (2-day total: $35,600)
What is “Brexit”?
The portmanteau “Brexit” was coined to describe the 2016 United Kingdom referendum in which they voted to leave the European Union by a percentage of 52% to 48%. In the same fashion that “Grexit” was used to describe the possible Greek exit from the Euro, Brexit merged “Britain” and “exit”.
|Alex & Johnny & Sarah & Kelly & Jimmy!||Trebek/Gilbert 16 (Support the #Jeoparty this year!)|
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