This list was submitted by Mr Wonderful on Tuesday, December 31st, 2002 at 1:58 PM PST for The 2003 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Stephen Hawking||March 13th, 2018||76|
|9||Gene Wilder||August 29th, 2016||83|
|8||Thurl Ravenscroft||May 22nd, 2005||91|
|7||Jack Paar||January 27th, 2004||85|
|6||Ronnie Biggs||December 18th, 2013||84|
|5||Liz Taylor||March 23rd, 2011||79|
|3||Buddy Hackett||June 30th, 2003||78|
|2||Freddy Fender||October 14th, 2006||69|
|3 points||1 hit|
He was called "The Master of Malaprop", which is where you purposely use the wrong word in a sentence, making it hilarious. For example, saying "You could have knocked me over with a fender." We assume the word "hilarious" meant something different back in the 60's.
(d) November 7th, 2020