If you could talk to someone from about 1000 years ago (assuming language barrier is overcome), what would you ask them?
I think I'd politely ask if I could join them for a meal. I'm quite curious about how much food has changed over the past millennium.
@janellecshane Ideally, assuming *I'm* in a good enough enough place to understand any speech, I'd ask to here a bard/skald/local equivalent so I could listen to the stories of the time/culture.
@janellecshane Where do you see yourself in one thousand years?
@janellecshane Where all the treasuries are.
@janellecshane How are you people even alive?
@janellecshane i' d ask them about their understanding of gender. also if they've got anything similar to nonbinary genders (assuming i would talk to someone from Germany/western Europe, as the existence of other genders than male/female is known for other cultures).
@janellecshane I don't think I'd as as much as just observe, I wouldn't want to have my question change the course of history as it could risk changing how they think.
@janellecshane “Tell me a story that you like to hear/read.”
@janellecshane all sorts of food questions! When to plant this, what other crops to plant it with, how to cook it, how to preserve it...
Assuming I wasn't in Western Europe, anyway. :p
@janellecshane I'd shadow them on their daily routine, and ask questions about holidays and their religious beliefs.
@janellecshane What’s good to eat around here and how do you prepare it?
@janellecshane I would ask them questions concerning their sense of self, their individuality. I am very curious how people saw themselves in the middle ages.
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