I might totally be missing a dialect somewhere, but zih@@d would be pronounced as zihatatd.
Since "@" is the symbol for "at", as far as I know.
Its an ignorance and arrogance problem so if you are qualified enough on both fronts it will make sense, otherwise it will not.
You can definitely work on inflating your ego to the point where you will start calling America as "Amreeka" and be proud of it and insist that it is actually spelled like that in the US Constitution :)
Once that happens, then you know that you have arrived at the Holy Gates of Ignoramous-Ville and you can drink from the magical fountain of Ignoramia
Have you arrived at the Holy Gates of Ignoramous-Ville ready to drink from the fountain of Ignoramia?
This cannot be undone and I am sure it will be greatly appreciated.