from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Bembicinae — several sand wasps that make a buzzing sound.
This was a much greater succcess than her 2006 film, Zyzzyx Road, which cost $2 million but only made $30.
Zyzzyx Road was an indie movie never intended for a cinema release only for DVD but was released in one cinema without any promotion for SAG accreditation.
And despite the less than stellar box office for "Zyzzyx Road", I see from IMDB that 2007 will bring us "Zzyzx".
Zyzzyx Road cost approximately $2 million to make, but took just $30 at the box office.
But they played a pivotal role in movie history: these people helped the Tom Sizemore and Katherine Heigl-starring movie Zyzzyx Road reach an astonishing 30 dollars at the domestic box office.
A joking name for a wasp was accepted as not TOO silly; this was Zyzzyx, made up for the purpose of being last on anybody's list of Hymenoptera.