Monday, February 26, 2007

Answers to Oscars quiz

Here are the answers to the Oscars quiz

1. Oscar Madison -- fictional character from Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple", as played on TV by Jack Krugman

2. Oscar Peterson -- Canadian jazz pianist

3. Oscar de la Renta -- leading fashion designer

4. Oscar the Grouch -- trash-loving puppet character on "Sesame Street"

5. Oscar the fish-- a large species of cichlid native to South America

6. Oscar de la Hoya -- Mexican-American boxer who won an Olympic gold medal in Barcelona

7. Oscar Wilde -- Irish playwright, novelist, poet, wit and man-about-town

8. Oscar Arias -- President of Costa Rica, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987

9. Oscar Gamble-- baseball player, outfielder and DH, played for 7 different teams, including the Yankees

10. Oscar the statuette -- presented to winner of the Academy Awards, supposedly named after Bette Davis' first husband, bandleader Harmon Oscar Nelson.

11. Oscar Levant -- concert pianist, actor, comedian, composer, author and wit, appeared in many MGM musicals

12. Oscar Mayer wienermobile -- I wish I was an Oscar Mayer wiener, that is what I always want to be-e-e

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