publication date: Monday, April 1, 2002 (part of Round XVI)

category: Family

clue: If she's so big on reading, how come her husband is called by one letter?

explanation: Bush's husband was George W. Bush, president at the time this goo went online. She was formerly a librarian and schoolteacher, and made a literacy campaign the focus of her time as First Lady. The "called by one letter" part of the clue (her husband was sometimes called Dubya after his prominent middle initial) was a reference to the George W. Bush goo. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, Kelly Stokes, Edward Tegge, Jeff Flom, and Andy Hubbartt

trivia: Many players guessed "Mrs. Bush" or "Mrs. George W. Bush," not bothering to look up her first name if they didn't know it already.


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