publication date: Friday, May 6, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Controversy

clue: Critics of the Iraq invasion say the incident would never have happened if certain problem soldiers had been kept on a tighter leash.

explanation: England was one of several soldiers guarding the Abu Ghraib prison in post-invasion Iraq who tortured and taunted prisoners, including civilian prisoners. One of the most famous images from the scandal was of England holding a naked prisoner on a dog's leash. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Kelly Stokes, Lori S., Derrek White, and Savannah Maloney

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Savannah Maloney.

trivia: One player guessed "embarrassing retard of the Army Pvt England."


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