Category Archives: cool

Mail Art Postcard No. 4680…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s newly arrived Christmas card with plenty of glitter and a grinning snowman on it, signed by an unknown person with an indecipherable signature, seems to be sent from Penzance in Cornwall. I don’t know anyone … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bathorse, bateleur, basipetal, bathmism, battology, and fozy. 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 badly misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – as free as two birds. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I suffer long, a target still…’ ‘Oh, my bendy lady, my feet is large…’ ‘I fall apart, you changed your mine, you hold the … Continue reading

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The little human hand print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: vile, impanate, crinoidal, antelucan, Mousterian, and bumpy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took, er, captured, er, made, just a couple of days ago. I found myself upstairs on the bus on … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Just one or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish names are: the Tonguefish, the Rock Beauty, the Rockweed Gunnel, the Longnose Whiptail Catfish, the Eelpout, and the Ghost Shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 389. I’m sorry I’m late, but I became … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen colours are: Bulawayo blue, Adelaide azure, Yalta yellow, Baton Rouge,¬†G√∂ttingen green, Vicksburg violet, and Filey faun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Everyone moos – oh, what a heavy comb can do…’ ‘Who is happy now? The groaning … Continue reading

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