What is ‘Adieu?’

in Hits & Misses by
“Alright… come on…
who wants to hear
me say a French word?
You? Anybody?
How about you?”

Alex Trebek
TV personality, actor, Canuck.
July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020.
Aged 80 years.

Most recognized for: Since 1984, he’s been the host of Jeopardy! Over 37 seasons, he oversaw 8,200 episodes (a Guinness World record) which afforded him plenty of opportunities to forcefully flaunt his bilingualism. He had signed on to continue hosting the game show until 2022, but managed to get out of his contract a few years early.

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