Commented on Empire Games
My theory is that Timeline 2 diverged from ours around 1962. Our Philip K. Dick book came out in 1962 with a different title, putting the divergence before then. But if there's any noticeable difference at time X, by 9...
Commented on Nom de Teleport
There's also "transvection", from _The Transvection Machine_ by Edward D. Hoch. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_D._Hoch#Science_fiction_detective_stories Unless that doesn't count for technical reasons? (Explaining why is a spoiler.) It's interesting how the story's title usually contains the word in question....