publication date: Friday, September 14, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Controversy

clue: Solving goos without a permit can get you a visit from the police if this alliterative Internet meme gets her way.

explanation: Ettel, known online as "Permit Patty," was widely criticized in June 2018 for calling the police on an 8-year-old girl selling water bottles without a permit. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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