publication date: Monday, February 19, 2001 (part of Round XII)

category: Literature

clue: My-a, what a lovely caged bird this angel makes.

explanation: Angelou ("angel") was a poet. Her best known book was I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, her autobiography. The words "my-a" are a play on her first name. more…

solved by: Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Anna Gregoline

trivia: Talk about coincidences: Not only did this goo give Anna Gregoline the opportunity to win, but it was a poet, and Anna was an English major in college at the time. Anna got the goo almost instantly.


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