Category Archives: brain

Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is, the one appearing as a leonine dwarf, the god Bes. His associations are childbirth and the household. (Bes) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, she looked a real full blossom.’ ‘I’m thinking of a pound … Continue reading

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Oh, just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unzip the two outer flaps and nonchalantly flick them back; slip a wooden metre rule inside and jiggle it about to free up any residual stickiness in the fabric; using the two … Continue reading

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What is the point in photographing a sculpture?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Great Pyramid of Giza – a terrible teapot design, a very bad pourer and it should probably have had a handle on it to pick it … Continue reading

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Some more useful Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a stack of china plates being dropped on a tiled floor at a posh banquet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> My friend, Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with a feather duster held in her trunk helping out the host by flicking at the cobwebs on the cornice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Na na, nanna na na, nanna na … Continue reading

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You’d need a bloody long ruler…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: barghest, barilla, baragouin, baobab, barbastelle, banxring, and wasserman. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor … Continue reading

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