publication date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Controversy

clue: She's neither a jihadist militant group, nor a terminated zoo animal, but a piece of plastic says otherwise.

explanation: Spjut attracted attention and discussion in April 2017 when a photo of her drivers license was circulated online, showing her name: "Isis Harambe." She has confirmed in interviews that while she has a sense of humor about it, it's her birth name and that she has no intention of changing it. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Jesse King


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