Category Archives: cafe

Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gambolling, chasmogamic, patrilocal, tympaniform, elytriform, caliginous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 361. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was pestered by lots of autograph hunters. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old light bulb popping out in an empty house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kerosene wall fly, I wish you high.’ ‘Whoo-oo-oo… Whoo-oo-oo…’ ‘Bernie, you are the … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1937-40 novel Despair: And those pines facing me, with their bark resembling reddish snakeskin drawn on tight, and their green fur which the wind was stroking the wrong way; and … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unscrew the square inspection plate ‘X’ from the main trunk and stand it to one side; reach inside and carefully snip the green, blue, and black wires – you must not snip … Continue reading

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Yes, yes, it’s all about money!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1940 short story Solus Rex: On the day of the outing the weather was cold and restless, a nacreous sky skimmed overhead, the sallow bushes curtseyed in the ravines, the … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bunkum beige, ratatouille red, yawl yellow, operatic orange, blister black, and topographical turquoise. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Open up your melody to me!’ ‘Such a beautiful wade, du du du du du…’ ‘When you find out … Continue reading

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Just one or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one upsetting everyone by squirting water from the fish tank around the place with her trunk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 356. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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