Monthly Archives: April 2018

Put them into a jugging pot…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the look on the vicar’s face when a cat starts meowing from the back of the church during his sermon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again! It’s that … Continue reading

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A clearly heard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: winze, wishtonwish, witan, witwall, withe, wistiti, wolfram and rasorial. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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Feet have worn the paint off the domes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very old oath, (with local connections) is: From Hell, Hull and Halifax Good Lord Deliver Us! ‘In the medieval wool town of Halifax anyone who stole goods worth 13-1/2 pence or more was executed on … Continue reading

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It was the knob on the piece of chocolate cake…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to wipe down all the brass hand wheels and levers with a damp chamois, tap the dials with a tentative forefinger knuckle, observe any flickering of the needles and movement of the level … Continue reading

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The Lion and the defaced war pages…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: lasting bitter blasts, coconut cream skies, white mountain tops, a deep orange towards dusk, and isolated random raindrops the size of duck eggs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s that old junk shop book again … Continue reading

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The severity of a normal sans letter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumbly, crabbed, Priapic, tomial, hastate, collenchymatous, and bumper. I must admit that I am attracted to the obscure clever-sounding ones, but ‘bumper’ as an adjective has to be my favourite. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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The horrible wall & the local shopping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – You muffin dunderhead!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You know, I really should post more of my photos… I take pictures all the time, well not all the time of course, but … Continue reading

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