from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal plural of sloe. Also slans.


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  • By telepathic mutant "slan" who control them at a distance?

    Roberson's Book Report

  • So I'm collecting odd terms like "slan" or "gom jabbar," but more obscure, from actual published works of SF, especially older pulp work.


  • Is "slan" the next stage of human evolution ... or a type of elvish waybread?


  • Brazil, Australia and Maui are all hot spots for kiters, the slan g for kiteboarders.

    The Sky's the Limit!

  • When the head of the human secret police discovers that the President is actually a slan, arresting him and Jommy Cross gives the tendrilless slan group freedom to act unopposed.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • A "poetry slan," to be confused with "poetry slam," is a poetry reading by sf folks, of course.

    Chapter 4!

  • Abortion providers, always a small and beleaguered group, have grown more apprehensive since the murders of Britton and David Gunn, the abortion doctor slan in Pensacola last year.

    Abortion And The Fight For God

  • Whazamatta, slan eye buck tooth Chinee na goo enuf?

    "The main consideration was the national interest. The child on the screen should be flawless...."

  • And she is still alive, resurrected with slan super-medicine!

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Finally, near the end of the book, all is explained, first by Joanna Hillory a sympathetic tendril-less slan woman who had fallen in love with Cross on their first meeting, such is the power of super-human attractiveness, then by Kier Grey, the Dictator of the World.

    Archive 2007-01-01


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