Monthly Archives: October 2018

It was an idea about a cloud…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was the other afternoon, I was sitting on a bus going home when I noticed that the sky was pretty empty … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bourasque, vibraculum, spulye, flammenwerfer, dicynodont, pauldron, and saxaul. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may … Continue reading

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One or two shortish, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ruminant, prefrontal, suffruticose, micropegmatitic, complanate, theotechnic, and wickered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 386. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was emptying my mousetraps. A single overheard remark: ‘She’d heat … Continue reading

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Hey, let’s have some more spatter!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to deep-breathly for five good minutes, then stand on one leg with eyes tightly closed, wave slowly to an imaginary departing steam train chugging off to the right, and hum the theme from … Continue reading

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The priests inclined their heads and made low, incanting noises…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is armed – of a human being clothed in armour – or a beast having teeth, beak, or claws in a separate colour. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… How’s this for a book cover! Ah, another … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mambo. Come on Stella my dear, let’s mambo round the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that great big pan of mulligatawny simmering away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, you feel like there’s … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4714…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s vintage plastic hula hoop is the yellow one from 1963 gathering dust and cobwebs hanging on nail in the garden shed – just in case one day it may be needed. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, today dear … Continue reading

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