slang infix /iz/?

Bonikowski, Heather hbonikowski at RANDOMHOUSE.COM
Wed Jan 26 21:45:45 UTC 2000

I've definitely heard "shizit" or "shiznit" "hizouse" and "hizomies" for the
last 4 years (Chicago IL, Austin TX, NYC).

-Heather Bonikowski

>>>On Wed, 26 Jan 2000 Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM wrote:

> My son, 18, says that /iz/ or /@z/ (@=schwa) is reasonably current in
> slang as an infix to mean something like "the real thing" or "definitely"
> "for sure", apparently in nouns; e.g.
>      b@'ziC                          < bitch
>      man of the /hi'zaws/            < house
> Does anyone know more about this?
> -- Mark A. Mandel

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