fanspeak

The jargon spoken by fans.

The "lack" in the narratives central relationship produces UST (fanspeak for "unresolved sexual tension") and more, a space for sublimated discourse about body and gender politics...


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  • Fanspeak — is the slang or jargon current in science fiction and fantasy fandom, especially those terms in use among readers and writers of science fiction fanzines.Fanspeak is made up of acronyms, blended words, obscure in jokes, puns, coinages from… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fanzine — Fanzines A fanzine (portmanteau of fan and magazine or zine) is a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their… …   Wikipedia

  • Fandom — (from the noun fan and the affix dom , as in kingdom , dukedom , etc.) is a term used to refer to a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of sympathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest. A fandom can grow up… …   Wikipedia

  • Internet slang — This article is about slang used on the Internet. For jargon related to the Internet, see Glossary of Internet related terminology. Internet slang (Internet short hand, netspeak or chatspeak) is a type of slang that Internet users have… …   Wikipedia

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