z is for the zeitgeist: Will the Times still be for Obama once the costs begin to kick in?
Jay z and Beyoncé built a brand based on the illusion of a perfect life.
X consists of several X-rated images and self-portraits; Y, the floral pictures; and z, images of black males.
What do ‘World War z,’ Kate Upton in Sports Illustrated, and Gabrielle Union have in common?
Representatives for Jay z and Solange have not responded to our request for comment.
The last case arises when we consider the finite values of z for which the polynomial coefficient of sn vanishes.
Moreover, who with a name commencing with z, ever wrote fables in Armenian?
Here, it is probable that A may have conceived that he had z's implied consent to use z's books.
"Two" often appears as z in the early printed books, 12 appearing as iz.
The river once crossed, they had only before them, from k to z, slopes which were practicable to debouch on the plateau of Chancy.
not a native letter in Old English; in Anglo-French words it represents the "ts" sound (e.g. Anglo-French fiz, from Latin filius, modern Fitz); from late 13c. it began to be used for the voiced "s" sound and had fully taken that role by 1400. For letter name, see zed.
Thou whoreson Zed, thou vnnecessary Letter. ["King Lear," II.ii.69]Series of zs to represent a buzzing sound first attested 1852; zees "spell of sleep, a nap" is slang first recorded 1963, American English student slang.
zeta ze·ta (zā'tə, zē'-)
Symbol ζ The sixth letter of the Greek alphabet.
Some sleep; a nap: If he wants a few zees we can go on automatic
To sleep; snooze; cop zs: Gotta Z a little while
[1960s+; fr the conventional sibilant or buzzing sound attributed to a sleeping or snoring person]
An ounce of a narcotic: trips to the rundown neighborhood to purchase Zs (ounces) and even Ks (kilograms) of cocaine
[1960s+ Narcotics; fr the conventional abbreviation of ounce, ''oz'']
See also Z++.
["Understanding Z", J.M. Spivey, Cambridge U Press 1988].