publication date: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)
clue: This Austrian queen of France must have lost her head to suggest that her peasants had cake and should eat it too.
explanation: Marie Antoinette was an Austrian archduchess who became the Queen of France in 1774 and was executed at a guillotine in 1792. According to legend, when told that the peasants were starving because they had no bread, she said, "Let them eat cake." more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Kelly Lee, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, Jason Evans, JB Brenner, Jesse Vengrove, Michelle Lager, Joanne Martin, Eric Wallhagen, Lee Berman, and Andrew Perkins
player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Eric Wallhagen.