Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first…
Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: antiphon, antimasque, anticous, antichlor, antirachitic, antitragus, and wistiti. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may turn up wearing a Lincoln green outfit and rakish matching hat with a feather in it, and carrying an English longbow and quiver. You should not allow this to distract you from your studies. Any student possessing a quarterstaff should bring it along.

‘Let’s say it in a later report Tony.’
‘Sopny, an egg, an egg – I’ll see you tomorrow!’
‘Where de-ell? Gebby parnoy?’
‘Heh heh heh heh! A blue full derby.’
‘I’ve still got a face on the wall though Pat.’
‘Egg pounds?’
‘Even E, even E, and wedding shoes!’
‘It was mackerel-wear?…’
‘It’s a standard head-street cut.’
‘No, I’m not making a line of it this morning Jeff.’
‘It was wishy-weighted, just a sample leg.’
‘It is quite clever, sucking the peel off it like that.’
‘Maurice talking – sat there – he can’t afford one weak step!’
‘It was donkey doom, but a major role!’
‘A popple bag?’
‘Karen! Read the one-year contract!’
‘Moon-dyke padget-form?…’
‘Hurry now, climbing fingers.’
‘It was a five-way sway.’
‘Jemmy Bubster?’
‘It was a last minute hammer Barry.’
‘A cool fan with smooth speciality hair’
‘No, not even a grape’s difference.’

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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