the milieu of (usually science fiction) conventions
CONDOM [list of upcoming conventions].
Ansible (#45) Feb. 4/1 (heading)
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.
Bimbos of Death Sun iii. 32
A neopro’s guide to fandom and con-dom or safe SF.
Neopro's Guide to Fandom & Con-Dom in G. Thokar Noreascon Three 121/1 (title)
Dave Langford, Ansible #45
Research HistoryGary McGath submitted a 1989 cite from Susan Shwartz, from an article written for the 1989 Worldcon program book. Mary Aileen Buss submitted a 1987 cite from Sharyn McCrumb's "Bimbos of the Death Sun". Dave Langford submitted a cite from Ansible #45, February 1986
We would like cites of any date from other sources.
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