Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 22 10:34:29 UTC 1999

On Mon, 21 Jun 1999, Dan Goodman wrote:

> I believe (though I'm not certain) that Gernsback also coined "science
> fiction".

Note that there is an 1851 example of _science fiction_ (contributed,
although not discovered, by me) in the OED.

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