Words to watch for from an Oscar source re tonight’s major acceptance speeches. Count who thanks his/her mom, who thanks his/her Dad, who thanks God Almighty. Since 1992, of the 42 major waward speeches (actor, actress, movie) only five actresses have thanked mom, one actor has thanked mom, none have thanked dad alone, only one has thanked God — Mr. Gibson.
Also, words used only once in all the speeches include “Holocaust,” “uxoriousness,” “WMD.”
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