This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Monday, September 17, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Military

clue: This goo and Tom Petty both made their breakthrough with the same phrase.

explanation: Farragut is famous for uttering the phrase "damn the torpedoes!" subsequently winning the Battle of Mobile Bay. more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Lori Lancaster, Walter Chesser, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, and Greg Bair

Russ Wilhelm's This goo represented "damn the torpedoes!" in Russ Wilhelm's "Who Said That?" Week.



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