Avoidance

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From Fancyclopedia 2, ca. 1959
An expression used to keep from overusing the first person singular, which is supposed to be bad taste. A couple dozen rather farfetched ones are used in this book, but the most common in fan usage is "we".
From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
An expression used to keep from overusing the first person singular, which is supposed to be bad taste. There are a couple dozen used by me in this book, but the most common in fan usage is "we".

Not to be confused with Avoidism.



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