Mispronunciation Costs Wheel of Fortune Player $1 Million
Posted on April 14, 2014A mispronunciation cost a Wheel of Fortune player $1 million dollars. Indiana University freshman Julian Batts. Batts completely solved the puzzle and had all the letters to "Mythological Hero Achilles." It was the name Achilles that Batts mispronounced. It could be that Batts, an honor student, has read the Achilles name, but has never heard it pronounced. The Indy Star reports that Batts says he knows who Achilles is and what the Achilles tendon is.
Sadly, Batts went on to make two more mistakes during the game. He still won the game and made $11,700. Take a look: