Category Archives: existentialism

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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This is not art. No. 18…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘sweltering’. I think I might swelter for an hour or so later on this afternoon, the BBC weather forecast says it’s going to be ‘humid’ … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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N2 and NaCl…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumbling, filching, ringent, rinthereout, jugal, cringing, and buttered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey…’ ‘What?’ ‘Did you know that the atmosphere is full of nitrogen?’ ‘Oh no! That’s terrible!…’ ‘I know…’ ‘How the hell did … 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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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: handjar, hanch, hamshackle, hamose, handy-dandy, hanuman, and zorgite. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very nice insect is the Pantaloon Bee. (PB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s the fragrance for him! – when my IBS flares up – a blocked nose? – it’s our half-price sleep event – relief from constipation? – … Continue reading

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