"A puttlewhack can be a nick nack," smiled I as Sid walked through the shimmering portal into his garden.
"So you still didn't know what one was until just then?" he peoned the door just like he did in The Crying Pennant.
"I have had a chance to think about it since last night. A puttlewhack is an ornament that is sent to the end of time, then retrieved just before everything collapses so that it can be sold as a love memento."
"I know, that's why I bought it."
Gwindolene came up to give him a kiss on the cheek, "Hello dad, did you get the puttlewhack?"
"How did you know I was getting a puttlewhack?"
"I read the Author's blog last night."
This shocked Sid, "Let's hope your mother didn't." Then he spoke to me, "I thought IWT travel was supposed to be instantaneous?"