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Goshwow is a term used in science fiction fandom to describe excessively enthusiastic, uncritical fen. It was based on a LOC from 1939 that was quoted by a Time magazine reporter; sf fans were annoyed. So annoyed, in fact, that they remembered the incident fifteen years later; it is referenced in The Enchanted Duplicator.
The term can also be found in media fanzines such as Interphase, but appears to have fallen out of use.