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When you question knowledge that you are absolutely sure of because of the high stakes involved. Comes from the question, is kitchen spelled with a t?
Though he was sure Thomas Jefferson had written the Declaration of Independance, he was going for $50,000 and other revolutionary war leaders kept popping into his head, so he took the money instead of correctly answering the question, and thereby fell victim to the Kitchen Effect.
by 99RedBalloonsNena November 05, 2009
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