Category Archives: cool

Just some more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the ghost flathead, the gizzard shad, the longjaw mudsucker, the bicolor goatfish, and the armored searobin. Goodness me, I do like the sound of the last one!… I wonder what … Continue reading

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Oh, not another one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one beating everyone at table tennis down at the community centre. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think it all starts when you are a kid. You see someone on TV standing holding one, and they … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Topday’s typing error is today’s… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It was a fury hip, but on which record?’ ‘The new different owner is different.’ ‘A manky hall Paul? Tastard would be a first time…’ ‘A towel gets you snow … Continue reading

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A weir with swans…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Tholos – the dome of a circular building, or the building itself. e.g., the dome of a Mycenaean tomb. Unfortunately the Mycenaean tomb I found in my garden didn’t have its tholos … Continue reading

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And what work do you do?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word poppadoms. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Oh, hello…’ ‘Good morning..’ ‘What do you do for a living?’ ‘I’m a journalist.’ ‘Oh really? I thought you looked like the sort … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off – supplement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: minx mauve, rollicking ruby, fuming fawn, artificial azure, wacky white, bluebottle black, and that odd grey that my best leather jacket went after it had been left too near the electric … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one getting angry whilst trying on woollen sweaters in Marks and Spencer’s clothing department – apparently none of the colours suit him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 383. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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