publication date: Saturday, April 11, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Legends

clue: Her singing kid-friendly songs with talking forest animals is probably more historically accurate than John Smith's tall tale of her saving his life.

explanation: The legend of Pocahontas saving John Smith's life is largely discredited, but it did inspire a Disney film. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


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