Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Purlin – a horizontal timber laid parallel to the wall plate and the ridge beam some way up the slope of the roof, resting on the principal rafters and forming an intermediate support for the common rafters. (Purlin)

‘It was a constellation of smells…’
‘Very relaxing on the eye Jerry, the hop scene.’
‘All the recidivists are beaming now!’
‘We got the we-we Bedlam credible Tony.’
‘Oh yes, we all gone drips now…’
‘One thing is software, and nope-a-think!…’
‘Spargent budgip! Of course!’
‘Ah, back from Cheltenham! Tastic!’
‘It was on panels weeping and certainly down Tony.’
‘Do you remember red pie Karl?’
‘What? The Queen’s knee in 1965?’
‘So, you can’t blame yourself, or your alarm clock!’
‘They had a mini-sauce and German pie Ed.’
‘I wished I’d rung – but I put the telly on.’
‘Ride the conkers!…’
‘The moments are still coming, but you must hold together.’
‘I never got a wasp – I feel like a 14 year-old.’
‘Just boom and goat leaves?’
‘Date garnish? No, garnet! Garnet!’
‘That bitter period was really golden brown.’
‘A thick veneer to show your feelings Sarah?’

For some information on how these lines are compiled, you could click here.

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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4 Responses to Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

  1. Sharon Mann says:

    It is “red pie Karl” or “red pie, Karl?” teehee

  2. ‘Ride the conkers!…’ I love this one……flying through the air on a giant conker, yes this needs to be painted and put on a card! 🙂

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