‘Jeopardy!’ goes woke: ‘What are pronouns?’

Long-running game show Jeopardy! appears to have gone woke after including “neopronouns” as an answer in Monday’s Tournament of Champions quarterfinal.

The term “neopronouns” was brought up after contestant Cris Pannullo, who had amassed a reported 21-win streak, selected the category “Speech Parts of Speech.”

“Xem, Xyrs, Xemself,” host Ken Jennings read aloud.

“What are pronouns?” Pannullo answered.

“What are pronouns?” Jennings replied. “What are ‘neopronouns.’ You have $6,200.”

The Human Rights Campaign defines “neopronouns” as “those pronouns besides the ones most commonly used in a particular language. As one’s pronouns are ultimately a reflection of their personal identity, the number and types of (neo)pronouns a person may use is limitless.”

“Examples of neopronoun sets include: xe/xir/xirs, ze/zir/zirs and fae/faer/faers,” according to the organization.

Ultimately, Pannullo’s knowledge of “neopronouns” failed to help him win and move on in the Tournament of Champions.

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He lost to Jared Watson, a quality-control specialist from Greenville, Texas, which Jennings described as an upset.

“Upsets like that are going to happen,” Jennings said.

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