This 101-year-old Scottish writer was a source of considerable controversy during her lifetime. No, not because of the sexual themes she explored in the '30s, or her vocal campaigning for abortion rights, but how many Scottish chicks do you know named Naomi?

Name
Naomi May Margaret Mitchison
Birthday
November 1, 1897
Age
101
Died on
Monday, January 11th, 1999
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Confirmed
Sunday, July 26th, 1998
Tags
novelist, poet
Naomi May Margaret Mitchison
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Guess the Stiff!

As the author of the novel "The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz," he can bear only the smallest fraction of responsibility for the career of Richard Dreyfuss. Still, it's enough for us to say "Good riddance, you yutz."

(d) July 2nd, 2001