Why is oz the nickname of Australia?

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Oz originated with the nickname Aussie (any thing Australian). It was then was shortened even further to oz. With oz being spread overseas, Australia was then known as oz.
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Where is Australia?

Australia is located in the southern hemisphere: that is why it is sometimes called "Down Under". The Australian continent is positioned between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans, south of Asia. It is south of Papua New Guinea, northwest of New Zealand and north of Antarctica. It is surrounded b (MORE)

Who played the Oz in The Wizard of Oz?

Francis Phillip Wuppermann ka Frank Morgan [June 1, 1890-September 18, 1949] became so popular among movie-going audiences that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer gave him a lifetime contract. Four years prior to his acting in The Wizard of Oz, he had been Oscar-nominated for his leading role in The Affairs of C (MORE)

What is your nickname?

a name others call you it could be short for your real name for s your real name. My nickname is Rain because i like rain Kayla people call me mouse because my first name and last name my real name is Madison but my nick name is cheese ball cuz my aunt called my mom cheese ball so i though (MORE)

What is an oz?

Answer . is the name of a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of mass It is short for ounce.

What is a nickname?

a nick name is a nane wich shortens it up so you can shortenpeople's names

What is Australia?

Australia is an island continent of 7,686,850 sq km. It is divided into six states and two territories (Tasmania being an island state). The country of Australia fits exactly into the continent of Australia. Australia has no borders with any other country and does not contact any other continent. (MORE)

What can you do in Australia?

Fraser island climb the sydney harbour bridge botony bay kings canyon outback brisbane melbourne sydney opra house view from sydney tower tallest building in sydney caines great barrier reaf have your picture taken with a kowala picnic in national parks sydney's botanical gardens and lots more Basic (MORE)

What is in Australia?

Kangaroos and Wombats, People, big buildings, roads - you choose Don't forget Dingos, Wallabies, Crows, Red Back Spiders, Pubs, Beer...

Who are from Australia?

people from australia are called Australians, like the US australiais a melting pot of different cultures, mostly decendants of POME'S(Prisoners Of Mother England, criminals sent to Australia in the16th and 17th century due to the overcrowded jails) The originalpeople of australia were the Aborigina (MORE)

Where is Oz?

There are various opinions about where the biblical land of "Utz" or "uz" or "Oz" is located. It is cited as the land of Job, the central figure of the Book of Job.. It may be somewhere in the Middle East, in Jordan or Syria. Or it may simply be a fictitious place, rather like Frank L. Baum's Oz, o (MORE)

Why do we have nicknames?

We have nicknames to define our personality and to show a sense of friendship or affection. unless it is an offensive nickname

Nickname of Australia?

The most commonly known nickname for Australia is Oz. However, itis often referred to as the land down under as well.

What is nickname?

A nickname is either a short form of your name, or a name people would rather call you than your real name. Say your name was 'Robert', people would call you, like--- Bob, Rob, Robbie... ect

Why is Australia also know as oz?

Why is Australia also known as oz? Oz is an abbreviation for Australia. Oz naturally came from Aussie, so there are two abbreviations for Australia. Like the Australian teamline "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi." (sorry if I gave you the wrong information but I'm usually good at stuff abou (MORE)

Who is Oz in 'The Wizard of Oz'?

All male rulers in the magical land of Oz are called Oz in "The Wizard of Oz." Specifically, the magical land of Oz is the invention of author and Oz series originator Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 - May 6, 1919). Male rulers of the magical land just over the rainbow are called Oz, and female r (MORE)

Who is the Oz?

The Great and Terrible Oz is the Supreme Ruler of the Land of Oz, and rules from his Emerald Palace, in the Emerald City. The Oz is the title of the Wizard, who was born Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmanuel Ambrose Diggs. And it's the title that the Wizard inherits from his predece (MORE)

How do I get a nickname?

Well you twist you name slightly say if it was lorna you could change it to lornmower or think of a word that suits you.

Is it The Wizard of Oz or Wizard of Oz?

Both titles are correct. The original book and play title- the epic was presented as a musical play- rather a competitor to (Babes in Toyland) by various production companies from about l902 on) was Wonderful Wizard of Oz. the adjective was dropped, pretty much on grounds of excessive marquee letter (MORE)

Why are Australia's nicknames oz and down under?

Australia is called "Down under" because the entire continent lies "down under" the equator.. "Oz" comes from the shortened, badly pronounced version of the name "Australia" - as in "Auz-tralia".

Who is OZ?

Oz is a carnival man from Omaha who's balloon broke loose one day and carried him to the land of Oz (which was named for him). The people there thought he was a powerful wizard, so they made him their ruler.

What is Hunk a nickname for in The Wizard of Oz?

In the 1939 film version of The Wizard of Oz, the adventures of Dorothy Gale and her pet dog Toto are a dream. And Dorothy fills that dream with individuals from her real life in Kansas, with her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em. For example, Dorothy is in constant conflict with Almira Gulch, in Kansas. So, (MORE)

Why Australia is called oz?

Australians are often called "Aussies" which is pronounced "Oz-ies", so that's where the name "Oz" comes from.

Is a fl oz the same as an oz?

No . A fluid ounce is a measure of liquid volume and an ounce is a measure of weight or mass. no, fl.oz are liquid measurement only oz can be a measurement of liquid (i.e. 20oz = 1pint imperial or 16oz us) or weight (16oz =1pound)

What is the nickname of Western Australia?

The most common nickname is the shortened form: WA, and there is also a tendency to simply call it "West Australia" these days. It is also known as the "Golden State", the "Wildflower State" and the "State of Excitement". The nickname for people from Western Australia is "Sandgropers", after the (MORE)

Dividends oz lotto draw 802 Australia?

The break down of OZ Lotto results dividends can be found at OzLotteries.com Total Prize Pool:AUD $177,422,481.61 Division One 7 Main Numbers 2 winners Prize Pool: AUD $106,549,984.76 Each winner received: AUD $53,274,992.38 Division Two 6 Main Numbers, 1 Supplementary 60 winners Priz (MORE)

How many fl oz in a oz?

One; fl oz (fluid ounce) measures volume and liquid such as lemonade; oz (ounce) may refer to a dry ounce measuring solids such as garlic.

Why does Australia have the name Oz?

If you say Australia it sounds like Oz-stralia, it's simply shortened. Australians are often called "Aussies" which is pronounced "Oz-ies", so that's where the name "Oz" comes from. OZ sounds like the AUS in Australia.

What do 'The Wizard of Oz' and Australia have in common?

The name Oz is what the book and the movie 'The Wizard of Oz' and the country/continent Australia have in common. The name 'Oz' refers to the Wizard and to the beautiful, enchanted, magical lands in the original 1900 book edition and the beloved 1939 movie version of 'The Wizard of Oz'. The name 'O (MORE)

What does Oz stand for from the Wizard of Oz?

They were the initials on the bottom drawer of Baum's filing cabinet that caught his eye when searching for a name for the imaginary land. The Wizard's full name (in Omaha) is Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs. He went by Oz because the rest of his initials spel (MORE)

Which actor currently plays the Wizard of Oz in the musical 'Wicked' in Sydney New South Wales Australia?

Albert Watson 'Bert' Newton , MB, MBE [b. July 23, 1938] plays the Wizard of Oz in the Sydney production of 'Wicked'. He's the third actor to accept the part in the Australian productions of the musical. First was Robert John 'Rob' Guest, OBE [July 17, 1950-October 2, 2008], who died the day after (MORE)

How can you convert oz to fl oz?

We are talking apples to oranges. More information is necessary to make the conversion. A fluid ounce is a measure of volume while the dry ounce is a measure of weight. The same volume of mercury will be a lot more than the same volume of water..

What does Australia have?

Australia has many things: . A population of just 23 million in a continent that coversabout 7 659 861 sq km. . The largest number of native marsupials of any continent. . Six states, two mainland territories and seven external(offshore) territories. . The world's only monotremes, or egg-laying (MORE)

What is the nickname given to the inhabitants of Northern Territory in Australia?

People living in the Northern Territory of Australia have been referred to by the rest of Australia as Territorians for as long as anyone there can remember. Top-Enders has had some usage, but is uncommon, though certainly Darwin and the northern area of the Territory is often referred to as t (MORE)

How can you get a nickname?

I think you have to live your life and wait for something that sticks .it either has to suit your personality or just an abbreviation of your name . the best way (in my opinion) would be to get someone you know to think of something similar to yourself .

What are the typical oz of western Australia?

A very ambigious and weird question. Perhaps you'd do better to narrow it down. People in WA are similar to other parts of Australia. A typical WA person would live in the capital city, Perth, and the general consensus is people there are a bit more relaxed than in bigger cities like Melbourne or S (MORE)

What is the role of Oz in 'The Wizard of Oz'?

Ruler over the Ozites, resident builder of the Emerald Palace, ideator of the Wicked Witch of the West's demise, humbug problem-solver and escape artist are the roles of Oz in "The Wizard of Oz." Specifically, the Wizard resides in the Emerald City that he builds to rule over Ozites f (MORE)

Why is Australia called Oz or Down Under?

"Oz" is short for "Aus" which is the abbreviation for Australia. They call it "Down Under" because it's the only inhabited continent that is entirely below the equator.