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just some more izzards and a fun fact
Posted by: jason izzard Date: November 30, 2001 at 12:08:14
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hi my name is jason sean allen izzard son of
nigel kevin pual izzard son of allen izzard from wyeln garnden city england now living in seattle my father was the first from his branch of the izzard clan (smile) to move here to america i am very intrested in knowing my hertiage if anyone has a tree with our line in it please email it to me since all of my family is over sea's it very
rare that i get the chance to have such a conversation with
them and any help would be greatly appericated i always
though izzard was a proud name and i am proud to have it
i just want to know more about it. thank you -J.Izzard
fun fact: izzard in the websters diconary means the letter
Z which derives from the latin word zeta also meaning the
end or NOUN: Informal The letter z.
ETYMOLOGY: Probably variant (perhaps influenced by lizard and or gizzard) of Scots ezed, variant of zed.
OUR LIVING LANGUAGE: The curious form izzard, meaning “the letter z,” sounds a lot like words such as lizard and gizzard. That's because izzard was probably modeled on them to form a humorous version of the name of the letter that appears as zed in Great Britain and ezed in Scotland. Izzard is practically limited to certain fixed regional expressions such as from A to izzard, “from beginning to end,” and not to know A from izzard, “not to know even the most basic things
ENTRY: zyn
DEFINITION: (or yn). Root of uncertain meaning. a. cedilla, izzard, zed, zeta, from Greek zta, alteration (influenced by the following letter ta, eta) of Phoenician *zn, seventh letter of the Phoenician alphabet; b. zayin, from Hebrew zayin, from alteration of Phoenician *zn (see above).

this is the final destanation from which we have arrived as izzards we are all doomed to uncertainty


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