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An adverb meaning “at any point in time,” often in reference to time travel or when the next ish of one’s fanzine will be published. It first appeared in 1941 in “Elsewhere,” a story by Robert A. Heinlein (writing as Caleb Saunders) in the September issue of Astounding.

See also: Real Soon Now.

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