12 seconds — shortest Oscar acceptance speech?

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Just 12 seconds and 34 words, including the ‘‘um.’’

Alexandra Byrne set the gold standard in short award show acceptance speeches when she picked up the costume design Oscar for ‘‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age.’’

And she still got in four ‘‘thank yous.’’

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