Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1998 11:00:08 -0700
From: "A. Vine"
Subject: Re: 9guzillion9

Avi Arditti wrote:
> Next Sunday the topic will be *g /uh/ zillion.* I have even heard :guzillionaire.: If anyone would like to contribute any thoughts, please do -- I might read your note on the air.

I would write the word "gazillion" rather than "guzillion". I'm trying to
figure out why, but I seem to see nonsense or augmentative words in English
having a "ga" at the beginning: gaga, gads, gazonga, gargantuan.

P.S. Is VOA still using Xerox Globalview software?