Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: amerce, weasand, purim, lubber, riparian, sudder, and menhaden. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn up and conduct the lesson wearing a fancy dude cowboy outfit and twirling a lasso you must not allow this to distract you from your studies.

‘Look! You see my ear lobes?…’
‘Da-da didn’t…’
‘A palm hat and the full orange?’
‘He was dellaway diamond Tony.’
‘He was natural-born behind her back.’
‘Comrade Pea – same song, same doggie!’
‘You should put your turkey on now Stephen.’
‘Jesus for a second, but not fully attached.’
‘The ladies with crossed legs?’
‘Relationships are built on white lies anyway.’
‘Lucky lucky zero!…’
‘There was a gryphon on the table.’
‘Yes, a fish-shaped face.’
‘Oh dear Chris, Irish straw?’
‘A disposable cleat?’
‘Pamela, it’s just a smoke you know!’
‘A vendor rhythm it’s not!’
‘Breath in for Bordeaux George.’
‘It was sky-high-high you know.’
‘Gipshon tededda?…’
‘You know… Down on one knee?…’
‘Nathan, it’s only me rolling about!’
‘But that’s just decorating the sharp end!’
‘Kiss me, kiss me!’
‘Are you really eating that?’
‘Julian always kept things on his own cake.’

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About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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10 Responses to Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

  1. Dana Doran says:

    Julian may not be alone. I think a piece of cake might be a most convenient way to keep my marbles from rolling onto the floor!

  2. memadtwo says:

    Zero is a lucky number, isn’t it?

  3. ktz2 says:

    I can almost picture the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party where these things are in conversation and not misheard at all. . ha

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