Britishism: Zed

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Now, it’s no surprise to me that the Brits say Zed. I mean, I was taught the alphabet X-Y-Zed growing up in Canada, but Americanized me had to get used to saying Zee, which was still acceptable in Canada. I remember them being interchangeable as a kid, really. So when giving my name here for the first time and having to spell it out, I was caught a little off guard when it was read back to me as K-I-Zed. I should have known. Or at least been prepared.

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