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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive was apparently a favourite of Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 – 1603) – God’s death!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  ‘I don’t care if you are right or wrong Tony!…’ ‘Today I was mizz-rep…’ ‘Well, Andrew, it’s a tassel … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one annoying everyone by smoking a large Meerschaum pipe filled with strong shag tobacco. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Babe, the night will be towels…’ ‘Oh, girl – you sunshine on the paths…’ … Continue reading

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The view from the bridge…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s choice adjectives are: belligerent, monotypic, dancettee, pancratic, toponymal, ventripotent, and flapperish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph of mine from last year. Actually, at first I typed, ‘Here’s a picture from last year’, and then I changed … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s demonstration of media people’s ignorance of science is BBC TV covering the solar eclipse last night and having one of their interviewees with a picture of a lunar eclipse behind him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Spring a back … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – He was as happy as two sandboys… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No, I think it is plom David…’ ‘It was a non-G bear?’ ‘Join in a while with a leading heart!’ ‘Eye-vade, eye-vade, … Continue reading

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Running from the mannequins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘teleology’. I dare you to look it up – that sort of thing makes me shudder! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from about a year ago. … 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 ancient dagger dropped onto a stone sarcophagus down in the Stygian crypt… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I wonder wide, I wonder wider…’ ‘Now girl, I’m not … Continue reading

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