After the first contestant offered the letter T by way of her first guess at the four word phrase but found it was not one of the letters they were looking for, second placed contestant Matt had a novel way of continuing the game.

Rather than pick one of the remaining 25 letters in the alphabet, he plumped for the very same letter ‘T for Tom” and looked stunned when it was not on the board.

Proof that if you are going to parade your intelligence and general knowledge on TV in front of the nation – and world-wide-web-viewers – at least make sure you are paying attention.

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