Hypercorrect

Category: Linguistic Etiquette. Answer: Hypercorrect. Question: What is so right, it’s wrong? On Jeopardy last night, Alex Trebek, the natty host of the popular game show in which three contestants vie for cash by buzzing first then questioning correctly to a given answer, pronounced Don Juan, “Don Joo-on,” quickly clarifying (no doubt so the phone didn’t ring…