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University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore'

Here’s the thing though. HE WAS RIGHT.

THIS JUST GOES to show, confidence is key. Even on University Challenge, with the studio lights beaming down and Jeremy Paxman glaring at you and all your classmates willing you to get it right.

Jeremy asks: “What short word can mean frost formed from freezing fog, and is also an archaic term for a poet?”

And our lad Perriam says…

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The exact moment he realises everything has changed, changed utterly. His life will never be the same after this:

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And Jeremy:

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The sad thing is, he was exactly right. A short word for frost formed from freezing fog is ‘hoar’.

Don’t worry, Perriam. You’re a bit of a dish. You’ll bounce back.

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