Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oh, those nice endpapers…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: sleech, monostrophic, fronton, colophon, and tribometer. Please look these words up and be ready to introduce them into suitable sentences when you are asked to do so. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There is a … Continue reading

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Pithy bits with added spam…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Captain Beefheart quote is: ‘A chain with yellow lights, that glistens like oiled beads…’ (Beefheart) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 176. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to deal with a speck of … Continue reading

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It’s just algae on the gates…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is composed of lofty braziers of glowing coals rubbing shoulders with leaky galvanised buckets of grey cold water. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a beautifully painted landscape. Oh, the grey blue slightly overcast sky, the cloudy … Continue reading

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What are those TV ads trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to walk into town with a banana and pretend to be smoking it like a cigar; don’t forget to tap it with a finger as if removing the ash from the end as … Continue reading

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Bright big summer shorts…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s anteater is the vegetarian one. (Anteater) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Eddie, you are a really macho aggressive looking sort of chap, shaved head, tattoos, big shoulders, the odd facial scar, etc. – oh, you know, like Bruce … Continue reading

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The monochrome bright eye…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Captain Beefheart quote is, ‘Pair-a-pliers the willow dipped, rolled roots gnarled like rakers…’ (Beefheart) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey up! (‘Northern English informal, used as a greeting or to draw attention to something.’ Oxford Dictionaries.) Hey up! – … Continue reading

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Overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: sambuca, lemma, ectozoon, bewray, and otiose. Please look these words up and use them in an appropriate manner in well constructed sentences tomorrow morning at breakfast. Marks will be awarded for … Continue reading

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