publication date: Friday, January 21, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: You can call this Chinese general a lot of things, just don't call him a, um, coward.
explanation: Tso's name is forever linked to the Chinese-American recipe for General Tso's chicken. more…
solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Mihai Rusu, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Anthony Lewis, and John Pierpoint
trivia: For a brief time in 1999, Scott's web site (including this game) was hosted on tzo.com along with those of two friends. They had considered creating the domain as general.tzo.com/chicken.