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The Wet Green Glove…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quote is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: (A C of D) Darlene bumped and ground around the pole in a sort of orgiastic frenzy until the bird was on … Continue reading

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Just one or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quote is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: (A C of D) On the river the freighters gliding through the lifting mist bellowed at one another, the sound of their … Continue reading

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Perspiration is not thereby too much encouraged…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and Boris Karloff in 1952, in our whites, batting at the crease for the Hollywood Cricket Team. (HCC) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Old books feel a … Continue reading

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A winkle poised on a pinnacle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Eiffel Tower – as you can imagine it’s not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Two shillings and sixpence! What a bargain! Yes, it’s another 1960s British … Continue reading

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A picture of me twanging…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces (1980) by John Kennedy Toole: …Ignatius winked wildly at a woman leaning on the bar, a fortyish Latin who leered a terrifying response with a gold tooth or … Continue reading

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It is packed with smashing features!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like a jolly elephant – see the raised trunk is the spout, and just look at those great big ears – you know, I’m sure he’s listening … Continue reading

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Delicious picking in the head and brain…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a man with a headdress of ram’s horns, plumes, sun-discs and cobras, is the god Mandulis. His cult centres are Kalabsha and Philae, and his attribute is Solar. (M) … Continue reading

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