Sharyn McCrumb

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BNF n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun ii. 18 Monk Malone? He’s a BNF. I thought everybody had heard.
con n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun i. 7 You here for the con?
condom n. 1987 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun iii. 32 Jay Omega followed his guide into the more commercial sphere of…he had heard the term ‘fandom’, but could one say ‘condom?’ He snickered. One had better not.
croggle v. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun iii. 25 Hope you’re no longer croggled by all the mundanes in 'Frisco.
extraterrestrial n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun xii. 157 An assortment of medieval dignitaries and extraterrestrials sipped grapefruit punch (listed on the menu as Pangalactic Gargleblaster).
fandom n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun ii. 17 I'm a wargamer!…The world of fandom is divided into several subgroups, mainly into hard science fiction…and fantasy folk…The rest of us settle for small tokens of resistance.
fannish adj. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun xi. 141 People will write up stories in fan magazines describing the incident, and it will become part of fannish history.
fanzine n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun i. 9 Maybe a few dozen hours of collective neofans, all reading him fanzine press at once, would cure him of these paternal instincts.
femmefan n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun viii. 102 Several of the less grotesque femmefans had hinted at a willingness to add a night with an Eminent Pro to their list of celebrity memorabilia.
fen n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun xii. 165 All of this had become so familiar to the fen…that it scarcely seemed artificial anymore. Occasionally, back in the ‘real world’, Morgan would…mutter to himself in ‘Runewind’, causing guests to think he was an immigrant.
filksinging n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun i. 12 There'll be filksinging in Room 211.
gamer n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun iv. 42 Since Diefenbaker lived in Ontario, most of his fellow gamers had to rely on correspondence and a severely limited phone budget for contact with him.
hard science fiction n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun v. 52 It’s a good book. For hard science fiction, that is. It’s scientifically sound.
intergalactic adj. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun i. 7 Perhaps ‘G’ stood for Ganymede, or some other intergalactic place.
mindmeld v. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun ii. 20 I'll find him if I have to mind-meld the desk clerk!
neofan n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun vii. 82 I heard a couple of neofans boasting that they were going to have breakfast with him!
sf n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun ii. 17 How about SF? Who do you read?
shapechanger n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun xiv. 210 What kind of shape-changer is it?
teleporting n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun viii. 98 Brenda had discovered that reading is as close as you can come to teleporting.
time warp n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun vii. 86 He eased down into the empty floor space next to Marion, wondering if the room had fallen into a twenty-year time warp.
trekkie n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun i. 8 She grinned…‘It’s Rubicon—a science fiction convention’…‘Oh, right. Like Trekkies’. He nodded.
zine n. 1988 S. McCrumb Bimbos of Death Sun viii. 102 Such an article once written would be reprinted in every zine in fandom.