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: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Justice

clue: This man proved, beyond a reasonable doubt, that a special bond exists between certain players and their pets.

explanation: George Graham Vest is best known for his closing arguments from the trial of a dog named Old Drum in 1870, giving us the phrase "a dog is man's best friend." more…

solved by: Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, and Jason Evans

Russ Wilhelm's This goo represented "a dog is a man's best friend" in Russ Wilhelm's "Who Said That?" Week.



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