Wednesday Word of the Week: ZENZIZENZIZENZIC

One day, someone will invent a scrabble game in which players play with 6 times as many tiles as in a normal scrabble game, and, one day, someone will get all six Z’s at once, and that person will play the word “zenzizenzizenzic,” and score 122 points. The opponent will say, “I’m sorry, proper names of martian roller derby players are not allowed,” and the heroic aficionado of the letter Z will say “no no, it’s in the dictionary as an obsolete form of mathematical notation representing the eighth power of a number. See here in Wikipedia? It doeth represent the square of squares squaredly

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