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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-03-06 17:46
Subject: [child] The Child asks about time travel
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"Is there a word for what happens when you move through time? Like time travel, when I am going ahead of you, so my time is different from yours. Is there a word for that time within time? Like if we all carried our own egg of time, and say I could reach into your yolk?"

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: amandapillar
Date: 2009-03-07 02:02 (UTC)
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Wow, the child has the beginnings of special rel there!
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J.K.Richárd: ONOZ!
User: neutronjockey
Date: 2009-03-07 02:04 (UTC)
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Have you checked the garage and/or basement to she what she's building yet?

From the words of my father to me at the age of 17: "I don't care what you're building in there as long as I don't see a mushroom cloud over the house. That would be really embarrassing."
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dinogrl: I magivr'd it
User: dinogrl
Date: 2009-03-07 04:19 (UTC)
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Keyword:I magivr'd it
I've got Wrinkle In Time, and Brief History of Time in case you need them.
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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2009-03-07 04:55 (UTC)
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Your kid is awesome.
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User: jess_ka
Date: 2009-03-07 15:32 (UTC)
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That's brilliant.
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Lawrence M. Schoen
User: klingonguy
Date: 2009-03-07 18:56 (UTC)
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This calls for an entire suite of time travel vocabulary using eggs as a metaphor.

Hmm... better still, I'm thinking anthology. Maybe Omelets of the Time Patrol.

Paper Golem could could publish it, but then I couldn't submit to it. Maybe we can convince Eric...
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