publication date: Monday, July 5, 2021 (part of Summer 2021)

category: Controversy

clue: If you want to marry on land, get permission, unlike this groom who staged a wedding at a stranger's Florida mansion without realizing that someone was home.

explanation: In April 2021, Wilson made headlines when he and his bride staged an entire wedding weekend at what they thought was an abandoned mansion in Miami after Wilson failed to get the owner's permission, only for their families to be removed when the owner called the police. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Eberhart

Thirteen Colonies Week: Have some apple pie, watch some fireworks, and celebrate America's birthday with these seven goos inspired by the names of the original colonies, but beware that several of them deceptively refer to other states entirely.

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