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What does WSoD stand for?

WSoD stands for Willing Suspension of Disbelief (literary)

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So, there had to be a willing suspension of disbelief when we heard Rahul Gandhi inveigh against the lack of rules or conventions in the Congress party and wonder how it worked.
Luckily, a willing suspension of disbelief kicks in and the reader is left admiring the complexity of the plot, the idiosyncratic characters and the interesting--sometimes tortured--nature of the relationships.
Quinlan, too, exploits our willing suspension of disbelief to explore the limits of the medium, while making a convincing case for the value of ambiguity.
These make the willing suspension of disbelief in theatre a mere party trick.
As late as September, Hillary Clinton had the nerve to lecture General Petraeus in a Senate hearing that ''the reports that you provide to us really require the willing suspension of disbelief.
It would require a willing suspension of disbelief to deny Iran supports al-Qaeda in Iraq.