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‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant loses $10K over ridiculous technicality

A conjunction has no function in “Wheel of Fortune.” One poor contestant on Thursday night’s show ended up losing the game over a technicality when she made a minor mistake solving the crossword puzzle challenge. Kristen Shaw solved the puzzle, but added the word “and” when listing the words in the solution. “Right, football, left and Sally,” she answered, using the conjunction “and” as part of her answer, reports Yahoo. The correct answer? “Right,” “football,” “left,” “Sally.” “Most times I caution people not to add anything, and you maybe didn’t even hear yourself say it but you threw an ‘and’ in there with the last thing and we have to go by the rules,” host Pat Sajak explained. Shaw’s ...