Category Archives: adjectives

Over that a thin slice of fat bacon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ornery, ventilable, naff, napiform, ectoblastic, bracteal, and gawping. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have mentioned it before, but it does smell of old-fashioned cough mixture – I expect someone spilled a little bit of … Continue reading

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Some words that you won’t be needing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the jewel fish, the humuhumunukunukuapua’a, the flagblenny, the cardinal tetra, and the delta smelt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning class… Today we will be thinking up and searching for words with which to … Continue reading

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Some people seem to like spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: wishy-washy, crinal, latrant, scatophagous, goliardic, sumphish, and bruised. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I remarked a week or two ago on these pages how the number of items of spam flopping and flapping into my … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: desmid, lazzarone, telestich, prebendal, lavolt, and eccaleobion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … 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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Carefully forming not-a-queue…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: scrumptious, barristerial, spancelled, omphalic, curule, prolegomenary, and cute. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don’t know if it is a world-wide convention, if not it should be, but I think it is a prerequisite for … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumptious, carapacial, penannular, zoanthropic, and buxom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, good old Veronica Crush – writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree … Continue reading

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