This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Thursday, September 27, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Inventions

clue: This dynamic web site, and many others, wouldn't run without this linguist.

explanation: Lerdorf invented php, the programming language ("linguist") behind Celebrity Goo Game and many other web sites. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elliot Farney


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