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Tue Jun 22 16:23:08 UTC 1999
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Date: Tue, 22 Jun 1999 10:11:27 -0500
From: Dennis K. Lien <Dennis.K.Lien-1 at tc.umn.edu>
To: Dan Goodman <dsgood at visi.com>,
American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Cc: fred.lerner at dartmouth.edu
Subject: Re: fannish
At 11:34 PM 6/21/99 -0500, Dan Goodman wrote:
>>Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1999 22:36:30 -0500
>>From: Mike Salovesh <t20mxs1 at CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU>
>>Subject: Re: fannish
>>Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM wrote:
>>> Barry is investigating the dialect known as fannish or fanspeak.
>>> "stf", on which he quotes as follows ---
Dan--Origin of science fiction, science-fiction, scientifiction, sf, stf,
etc. all detailed in Sam Moskowitz's essay "How Science Fiction Got Its
Name," most easily findable in Moskowitz book EXPLORERS OF THE INFINITE
(Cleveland: World Publishing, 1963), though SaM first published it as
an article in MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION in the 1950s.
Forward as you wish as usual...
Denny Lien / U of Minnesota Libraries // d-lien at tc.umn.edu
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