< scientifiction; see scientifiction n.
All those stars of science fiction (or stf., the abbreviation for science fiction adopted by the Boys' Scientifiction Club) in the same issue.
In no ‘stf’ magazine will you find such marvelous gems of fantansy [sic] as appeared in the Amazing Stories of old.
stf, (Hogenmiller: Ackerman) Formally the abbreviation for scientifiction, now pronounced [stef], and used as short form for ‘science-fiction’. It should not to be pronounced [estief]!
An stf classic by a great stf author. To say that it is Asimov’s best work is to pay it greatest honor.
Eofandom, from about 1930 to 1933, existed before fandom became an entity; generally comprised of folk with no sense of group existence whose interests were in collecting stf and scientificomics, and who eagerly hunted down any items with any sort of stfnal significance.
F. Ackerman in 'Wonder Stories'
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