Posts by Dylan Stableford

  • 'Jeopardy!' category 'What Women Want' sparks backlash among women

    Dylan Stableford at Yahoo News21 hrs ago

    What do women want?

    A category on long-running TV quiz show "Jeopardy!" called "What Women Want" that appeared on Monday's show sparked a backlash among viewers who took issue with what they contend were sexist clues.

    Maybe that's not surprising. Among them:

    • “Some help around the house; Would it kill you to get out the Bissell bagless canister one of these every once in a while?” (Answer: A vacuum cleaner.​)

    • “A few moments of quiet to do this, especially the one edited by Will Shortz in The New York Times.” (Answer: The crossword puzzle.)

    • "Time to exercise; perhaps a class in this discipline named for founder Joseph, who initially called it Contrology." (Answer: Pilates.) • And: "A pair of jeans that fit well, like the 525s from this brand." (Answer: Levi's.) Those clues didn't sit well with many women, who took to Twitter to express their outrage. Actress Sophia Bush was among them.

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