publication date: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 (part of Round XXXII)

category: Science

clue: Kiam li instruis la mondo al komuniki, oni diris al li ne.

explanation: Zamenhof invented Esperanto, an artificial language that failed to spread across the world. Roughly translated into that language, the clue reads, "When he taught the world to communicate, they told him no." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Mihai Rusu, Shawn Brandt, and Allison Bair


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