Grant McCracken: Will Time Travelers Please Announce Themselves At The Front Desk
It's time to start training time travelers.
It’s time to start training time travelers.
Picture the scene at the NATTA (National Aeronautics and Time Travel Administration). There is the time traveler (NATTATT) in period costume, and surrounded by his or her advisors who give advice on language, usage, accent, on local history, on the anthropology and sociology of life in the time period, on politics, family life, food, clothing styles, on built form, material culture, and popular culture.