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Roll out the red carpet

February 27, 2011

Get your frock and tiara on and get ready to sashay down the red carpet for the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony tonight. Although it's been held annually since 1928, the earliest citation in the OED for Oscar, n.3 doesn’t occur until 1934. However, that’s still five years before the name was officially adopted by the Academy.