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Genre: Science Fiction
Word Count: 100
The Future Historical Society
“And this is a collection of instruments used in the twentieth century,” the guide droned as the group paused in front of a small enclave.
A purple being from the Alpha Centauri system raised a claw-like appendage, and warbled through its breathing device, “What were they for?”
The woman, sporting a set of bright yellow lips, the latest in Earth fashion, replied, “We believe they were used to arrange primitive music. Next, we have something called a ‘bathroom’.”
The small extraterrestrial lingered behind the group as it moved on, wondering just what sounds the board with dials on it made.