publication date: Friday, December 11, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Television

clue: Got talent?

explanation: Boyle became a cultural phenomenon when her frumpy appearance clashed with a supreme singing voice on Britain's Got Talent in April 2009. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson

trivia: With such a famous image as the goo, Scott saw no need to bother writing a long clue.

2009 Year in Review This goo was part of 2009 Year in Review. These ordinary people became overnight celebrities, inspiring the headlines that made 2009 memorable.



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