publication date: Sunday, May 10, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Fads

clue: After you thank your mom today, she has someone else to thank.

explanation: Jarvis founded Mother's Day, on which this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Jason Lemler, and Vicki Moore


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