Category Archives: cafe

The tea spoon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: courlan, slaister, ovoviviparous, hypabyssal, ullage, and twinter. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one taking the form of a coiled serpent, the god Mehen. He is the protector of the sun god. (Why the sun god should need protection I don’t know.) Mehen. … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the shiny foil from around the circumference using the handle of a teaspoon or a nice fork, press the discs of soft putty (supplied) over the protruding brass nodules on the … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is, the one appearing as a seated man with a skull-cap and papyrus roll, the god Imhotep. His cult centres are Memphis and Thebes, his attributes are wisdom and medicine. (Imhotep) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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A clearly heard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: winze, wishtonwish, witan, witwall, withe, wistiti, wolfram and rasorial. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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It was the knob on the piece of chocolate cake…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to wipe down all the brass hand wheels and levers with a damp chamois, tap the dials with a tentative forefinger knuckle, observe any flickering of the needles and movement of the level … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for figures on bank statements to spin before the eyes and ATMs to snap at plump finger-ends. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What now? Charming chow mein?’ ‘Nigel! Nigel! A comb!…’ ‘It’s a good point for … Continue reading

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