publication date: Monday, July 11, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)

category: Military

clue: This goo was a poet, a scholar and a mighty warrior... and also the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum & Bailey.

explanation: Lawrence was a British colonel who participated in the Arab Revolt during World War I. The clue paraphrases a line from the film "Lawrence of Arabia" about Lawrence's life. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, and Lori S.

Military History Week This goo was part of Military History Week.



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