[Ads-l] Antedating Zap Gun (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Fri Jan 9 20:38:47 UTC 2015


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I made a mistake below.  The correct page number is p. 9.

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> From: Mullins, Bill CIV (US)
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> OED has 1969 for "zap gun" (under entry for zap)
> 
> OED SF project has 1954.
> 
> _Fantasy Review_ Feb-Mar 1947 p 3
> http://efanzines.com/FR/fr01.pdf
> "ASF's competitor-mags are stocked by professional pulp-writers with
> plots about lush, semi-clad damsels, greenish monsters with nasty
> notions, stalwart heroes with zap-guns."
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