"Hupmobile, mentioned in passing. In the home timeline, a brand bearing this name was discontinued in 1939, 158 years before the novel's setting."
I don't recall but where exactly is the date of the story given as 2097?
IHP is explicitly set in 2096. TDSA is set the following year. TR (talk) 00:41, May 19, 2019 (UTC)
Further, even if it is, I dislike such exact calculations as they give a false sense of precision. This also assumes the Home timeline is OTL future which, while plausible, I don't think is ever explicitly stated by Turtledove.
I would change this to: "In OTL, a brand bearing this name was discontinued in 1939."
I agree--this is enough. TR (talk) 00:41, May 19, 2019 (UTC)
Incidentally, until Matthew showed up, only Jonathan did such precise calculations. ML4E (talk) 15:29, May 18, 2019 (UTC)
They're two peas in a pod. I'm ready to permaban MBS right now, and it's only respect for consensus that's holding me back. Turtle Fan (talk) 18:34, May 18, 2019 (UTC)