Zwicky postings

postings about Zwickys, other than me and (except for published notices) my immediate family

Summary posting:

7/3/10: Zwicky stuff:
[reference to] the Zwicky tank truck, adding yet another product to the growing list of Zwicky things (among them chocolate, muesli, thread and yarn, arrowheads for bow-and-arrow hunting, and meat rub)
Zwickys have of course put their hand to producing such characteristically Swiss items as wine and cheese (see Henry J. Zwicky of the Wisconsin Cheese Group), but apparently without affixing the family name to their company or its product.
Meanwhile, as I revealed in a Language Log posting back in 2006 [on 2/28/06: ““Zwicky” on the Slut-O-Meter”], there have been other Zwickys of note, among them (in alphabetical order) Arnold (that would be me), Elizabeth (in Silicon Valley techland, now at Yahoo), Fay (the Australian poet), Fritz (the Cal Tech astrophysicist), Jan (the Canadian poet), and Richard (also in Silicon Valley techland, now at his company Enquisite). Google Alert keeps me up on their doings, as well as appearances in print (in the Reading (PA) Eagle, for which I once worked) of my cousin David, who’s president of the school board in the Conrad Weiser district back where I grew up, and of other Zwickys as well.
Also from Google Alert, I learn of the recent release (June 15) of of an ep Zwicky Catalog, with five tracks of electronic music by Hardstroke … the Zwicky reference is to Fritz and his catalog of galaxies


AZ, 2/28/06: “Zwicky” on the Slut-o-Meter:
net presences of various people named Zwicky

3/3/10: Zwicky and the Cat Museum:
Zwicky thread and yarn

3/26/10: A treat from Dr. Zwicky:
Dr. Zwicky’s meat rubs

4/26/10: German physicist Eugene Wigner?:
astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky

11/24/11: Conrad Zwicky:
a musical Swiss Zwicky, who will figure, with his wife Salome and his three sons, in later postings

8/3/12: Zwicky Fingers:
book: The Sticky Situations of Zwicky Fingers

1/28/14: More Reading PA:
artist Rich Houck, son of my Zwicky cousin Eleanor Severin Houck

7/2/14: From the Zwicky diaspora:
skateboarding cop Joel Zwicky;
on the town of Mollis, Canton Glarus

2/24/16: Annals of art and design: LC2 in Swiss concrete:
Stefan Zwicky

3/24/16: From the Zwicky diaspora: spinning and weaving:
Lauren Zwicky
poet Jan Zwicky
poet Fay Zwicky
plus-size model Stéphanie Zwicky

5/21/16: Anti-spam architect (plus a mathemagician):
interview with EDZ

7/15/16: Time to refuel:
Zwicky Ltd. refuelling company

7/16/16: To be floral, bearded, and young:
Zwicky Promotions in Brighton SX

7/31/16: Mister Zwicky and Miss Edna:
character in a video game

8/19/16: A filmic Zwicky from Perth:
Karl Zwicky

9/3/16: Business news from our house:
New York Times story about EDZ

10/16/16: Zwicky le Chat:
mascot for the Paris shops Fleux

10/16/16: On the Zwicky art watch: Calder Zwicky:

10/17/16: Zwickys of New York: Chuck the mixmaster:
Chuck Zwicky

10/17/16: More Zwicky postings:
Zwicky muesli; Zwicky surname t-shirt; film The Zwickys, Gaëlle Zwicky, Henry J. Zwicky

10/18/16: Journalist Fred Zwicky:

11/20/16: A near-Zwicky: Zwickey broadheads:

11/20/16: Zwicky annals: David W. Zwicky:

11/25/16: Swish Zwicky:
Pinterest poster “nelly zwicky”; Swiss writer Nelly Zwicky

12/9/16: Two Daniel Zwickys:
hair stylist/barber in Fort Lauderdale FL; investment banker in London

12/15/16: Eleanor Zwicky Justice:
death notice for NC cousin Eleanor

12/18/16: Mariano Hernán Mujica:
Argentinean diplomat Mariano, grandson of Margarita Zwicky from Mollis

2/3/17: Theo Zwicky:
European scholar of jazz

3/10/17: Katharina Zwicky:

4/25/17: Zwicky takes us to Ballarat 60 years ago:
tv shows directed by Karl Zwicky

5/14/17: Six mothers:
Zwicky family photo from ca. 1945

6/16/17: Father and grandfather:
my father; my Swiss grandparents; my Pa. Dutch grandmother and aunt Marian

6/19/17: Don Coleman:
my cousin Don, his brothers, and parents (Lillian and Al Coleman)

<☛ 7/4/17: Fay Zwicky:
death notice for the poet

8/2/17: Three names:
canton Glarus

8/18/17: Zwicky Avenue:
Zwicky Ave. on Staten Island

9/12/17: Cat on a silken thread:
the Zwicky thread company and its new site

10/27/17: The Zwicky engine of Harringay:
Swiss engineer Jean Zwicky in north London in 1907

11/2/17: A Zwicky of favour physics:
particle physicist Roman Zwicky

11/27/17: The two Salome Zwickys of Zürich:
doctor and soprano Salome Zwicky; violist etc. Conrad Z; cellist Peter Z; pianists Benjamin Z and Stefan Z

12/8/17: The other Elizabeth Zwicky:

12/8/17: Zwicke:
Dr. Dianne Zwicke of Milwaukee WI; Sheriff Arnold Zwicke of Seguin TX

12/9/17: Another Arnold Zwicky, and several Arnold near-Zwickys:
another Arnold Zwicky on FB; Arnold Zwicke, Arnold Zwick, Arnold Zwicker; possible source of all these names

12/9/17: Revisiting 15: Salome, Conrad, and more Zs:
more on Salome, Conrad, Stefan, Peter, Benjamin

1/3/18: A mystery cookie Zwicky:
cookie baker in Anchorage AK

1/30/18: Andrea Zwicky:
Swiss actor

4/6/18: Family matters:
relatives and connections on my mother’s side of the family: aunt Marion, grandmother Sue, uncle Herb, uncle Paul

4/21/18: Personal anniversaries in 2018:
my father and my grandparents (Irwin and Sue, Melchior and Bertha)

6/6/18: Swiss watchmakers:
Joëlle Zwicky, head of Corporate Social Responsibility at IWC Schaffhausen

6/18/18: Return to the E. Zwicky grain mill:
makers of Zwicky muesli

6/19/18: A Swiss thread:
Zwicky thread and yarn company; its history

6/20/18: The cheese of my forebears:
Schabziger / Sap Sago, the cheese of Canton Glarus, where the Zwickys come from

6/24/18: A Swiss thread in Paris:
more on the Zwicky thread company; its office in Paris

6/27/18: Three Züricher Peter Zwickys:
Peter Zwicky of the silk-thread company; his daughter Joëlle; earthquake engineer Peter Zwicky; cellist Peter Zwicky

artist Christine Zwicky-Lehmann

7/15/18: On the black cat patrol:
Zwicky silk thread company

1/16/19: Picturesque Mollis, with helicopters:
Mollis, the ancestral home of the Zwickys

4/9/19: The serial entrepreneur of Victoria BC:
Richard Zwicky

5/8/19: The GRP of Montpelier VT:
Dylan Zwicky

5/21/19: Das Wappen:
Zwicky coats of arms; Johann Heinrich Zwicky (1651-1733); later Johann Heinrich Zwicky (early 19th century), called Henry; Denis Zwicky, Miami videographer

5/22/19: Tsviki from Belarus:
Leonid Tsviki, Lutheran pastor in Vitebsk; Julia Tsviki at dance academy in Halloran Beach FL

5/22/19: The videographer:
Denis Zwicky, videographer in Miami

7/15/19: Tall Tree TeleSwissies:
Kai Zwicky of Swisscom

10/9/19: Der Migros-Sprecher Gabriel Zwicky:

10/31/19: Marc-Olivier Zwicky:
of Syngenta in Basel

11/21/19: Here’s to adorable Gina:
marine biologist Gina Zwicky in New Orleans

1/2/20: Zwicky with a beat:
Zürich techno / ambient composer André Zwicky

2/14/20: Socka Hitsch:
aka Christian Zwicky: the sock vendor of Landquart in the Graubünden

4/9/20: 1879:
Melchior Arnold Zwicky, born 4/9 in 1879

5/14/20: Urs on drums:
Urs Zwicky, of the Swiss rock band Daytona

9/21/20: The Kentucky lawyer:
Anna C. Zwicky

9/30/20: Warren Zwicky, pianist:

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