Just a few shortish items…

But first…
Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Knight Banneret. A high ranking knight in command of a body of men; a square or oblong banner denoting his presence on the field. (KB)
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Excuses for being late. No. 403.
I’m sorry I’m late, but my shares plunged overnight.

A single overheard remark:
‘That Craig – he was like out of date fudge!…’

A memory from my school days:
Our English teacher, in a very stern voice, once intoned to the class, ‘In your writing, do not try to be funny! It never ever works!…’
Of course, I didn’t take any notice, and look where that’s got me!…

No, no!… Please, not in the cafe!…
Over the speakers they are playing Leonard Cohen’s simpering and dreary song Suzanne.
Why does this song make me want to climb up on the tables and systematically destroy all the loudspeakers using one of the cafe forks? (Suzanne)

‘So, how do you generally keep in touch with people?’
‘Semaphore…’
‘Oh really? Flags and things? Are you using it at the moment?’
‘Well, actually no, I’m waiting for Semafive to come out…’
‘I see… That’s sensible…’

Hey, look out! Here comes some spam!
An item from someone with the unlikely name of Institutesa just plopped into my comments box this morning:
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never identified virtually any helpful report for example
your own house. It is very worth sufficiently in my situation.
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Good day. This particular blog post became remarkable.
Well, thank you Institutesa, and good day to you also! I am glad that you like my house, and I’m sure that I’d like yours! Also, I’m not used to being implored – it lifted my spirits! Do not hesitate to get in touch again soon! I love your style!

Yes, I’m thinking of changing my name to Nelson Scollum.

A single overheard remark:
‘Tony, it’s a hyacinth situation now!…’

 

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 Just a few shortish items…

  1. Jheron Bash says:

    Personally, I’m going to tough it out and wait for Semasix!

  2. Sharon Mann says:

    “he was like out of date fudge”….best remark of the day! Happy Monday.

  3. ktz2 says:

    Thank you so much lots!

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