What kind of curio cabinet? 'Wheel' win lost by clipped syllable
EUGENE, Ore. - Paul Atkinson of Hillsboro had everything but the "B" between him and $2,400 and a shot at $1 million on Wheel of Fortune this week.
Then he opened his mouth.
"Corner Curio Cabinet" came out sounding like "Corno Curio Cabinet."
After an awkward pause, a buzzer sounded, ending Atkinson's turn.
The next contestant spun the wheel and solved the puzzle. A puzzled host Pat Sajak sent the show to commercial break.
Wheel of Fortune contestant Paul Atkinson explains what happened