Category Archives: fashion

One or two short but pithy items (today with scorpions)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumbly, fastidious, apteral, gruesome, obmutescent, subdolous, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 377. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to stop and freshen up. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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Nothing looks worse than shabby gloves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase higgledy-piggledy… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s like the Wikipedia of the 1930s… Yes, this stinky old junk shop book (I’m sure it smells of cough mixture, spilled on … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg on rough dirty ground…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one appearing as a cat or cat-headed, is the goddess Bastet. Her cult centre is Bubastis, and her associations are Daughter and The Eye of Re. (Bastet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg!…’ ”Oh, hello … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4620…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s extract is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Man With the Twisted Lip: Dr Watson: Isa Whitney, brother of the late Elias Whitney, D.D., Principal of the Theological College of St. George’s, … Continue reading

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Well, I didn’t think that I’d ever…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arapaima, fogash, grivet, pistareen, tuppence, mvule, and zumbooruk. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Ladies, and gentlemen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction: is to lay out all of the unpacked parts in a rectilinear grid pattern on a clean carpet, take off your shoes and socks and dance around and between the parts, you must be … Continue reading

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I was just passing the barber’s shop…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is impalement: the placing of two coats of arms side by side on a single shield. (Impalement) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took earlier this month – is there enough verticality in it for … Continue reading

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