Advice from Alex Trebek: Don't take Hawaiian words for $500, $1,000, even the Daily Double.
The host of "Jeopardy!" rattles off questions and answers with ease, but he admits he trips on pronouncing words like "Waialeale" (pronounced WHY-ah-lay-ah-lay). "It looks like it should be `Wai-le-ah-le-ah," he moaned.The researchers "start to tick me off on occasion because they'll start to throw in a foreign word to nail down a fact exactly - and some of those words are Hawaiian!" Trebek told a group of 120 game show semifinalists this week in Honolulu.