publication date: Monday, December 20, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: This goo is a cheerleader, promoter, salesman, debt collector, and father confessor for all the nations on Earth.

explanation: Annan was Secretary-General of the United Nations ("all the nations") at the time this goo was published. Once asked to describe his position, he replied, "I am a cheerleader, I am a promoter, I am a salesman, I am a debt collector, I am a father confessor and there are other aspects I still have to discover." more…

solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anthony Lewis, Phyllis Persun, Brad Htnck, Angela Lathem-Ballard, Jeff Ball, and Jack Johnson


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