publication date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 (part of Summer 2018)

category: Education

clue: This gym teacher was so reviled by some of his students, they named their (very successful) band after a mockery of his name.

explanation: Skinner was the inspiration for the band name Lynyrd Skynyrd. more…

difficulty: medium

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


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