publication date: Thursday, January 11, 2018 (part of Winter 2018)

category: Controversy

clue: Londoners couldn't stop talking about the elephant in the room.

explanation: Merrick was stricken with deformities that made him famous as "the Elephant Man." He spent most of his (brief) adult life in London. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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