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Kathleen Dalton Woodbury
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I thought you all might find this interesting:

http://io9.com/31-essential-science-fiction-terms-and-where-they-came-1594794250

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Robert Nowall
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Interesting. I had not heard the story that Murray Leinster's heirs sued over the use of "first contact" in Star Trek: First Contact before this.

The account of the origin of the term "science fiction" leaves out quite a few details, though...

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