Re Names was re Hexwood's Goon

Ania theania at
Tue Mar 12 14:13:04 EST 2002

> Must be a Brit thing then. Seems to have strated
> with male names -- Barry and Terry --> Baz/Bazza
> and Tez/Tezza. I've heard Sazza only recently,
> along with Shazza for Sharon.
I must say that adding -z to abbreviated names is my pet hate (or one of
them; there are whole words I detest, e.g. 'titchy' for small, 'tummy'
instead of belly... I could go on). But I pity my friend's daughter, Kerry,
who's turned into Kez. Why do I hate it so? I do not know. But I do.

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