Category Archives: archeology

Screwed down to a suitable wooden base…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: nauseous, interradial, sebiferous, whopping, nook-shotten, exophagous, coracoid, and floppy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We do like our gadgets, don’t we? We have always liked gadgets. Way back in the 1950s we liked them, even … Continue reading

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Suits of Jactitation and hot clay tobacco pipes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like two baboons playing a game of chess. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I’m thinking of repositioning the speakers for my music system so that they’ll be closer to my drawing … Continue reading

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High jinks in the sixth form common room…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s half-eaten apple is the one left on the low wall at the entrance to the church. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, Bob seems to have pal who is being a bit of problem… Yes, this is an … Continue reading

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Every kind of hideous creeping crawling horror…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: buxom, ringent, sarcous, laeotropic, entophytic, riparian, and stodgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh! I seem to have been featuring these early 1960s science fiction and supernatural novels and collections of stories, published by Badger … Continue reading

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Hey you!… Blatherskite!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: telergy, teludu, telautograph, teknonymy, telestic, teleseme, and chausses. 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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Backed with small tin reflectors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the goddess Bat, with her human head, cow’s ears and horns, and body in the shape of necklace counterpoise (I have no idea what that means). Her associations are the celestial … Continue reading

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The embarrassed bird…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: throbbing, basifixed, batholithic, lozenged, principial, recrudescent, and bouncy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, well, he’s certainly a bit tarnished, and he looks really fed up, but I’m sure he’s trying to put a brave … Continue reading

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