|(Palmer) A glance at the entry under "Palmerism" will explain the hilarity which followed RAP's application of this tag to Amazing Stories, and the reason why it's quoted solely in sarcastic connections.
from Fancyclopedia 2 Supplement ca. 1960: The credit should be (T. O'Connor Sloane). Amz was tagged with this long before ZDays; it was the degradation under Palmer that made the label ludicrous. And Galaxy and F&SF have applied the term to themselves, claiming that Life called them that in an article on fandom and stf.