On Wed, 21 May 1997, Ted Hastings wrote:
> > << No need to start a thread on this but SCA people call everyone not
> > in the SCA 'Mundanes' The fact is that the SCA like the rest of the world
> I suspect that the use of "Mundane" in this fashion derives from Piers
> Anthony's "Xanth" novels.
Not really. Both these uses derive from an original use among
science fiction fans, back when SF was an obscure minority taste
regarded by the rest of the world as a refuge for weirdos. "Mundane"
was fandom's reply.