Category Archives: food

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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Above the eye line at the Golden Bengal…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Harry Bleachbaker 1976, a novel by N. F. Simpson: (NFS) …Mrs Treplachly, who among many other ventures in the general field of sympathizing ran her own School of Sympathizing in Lower Regent … 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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In this tub bruise the rhubarb…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: fluffy white goblins playing amongst the clouds; almost invisible blue sharks swimming in the afternoon sky; a giant blood orange on the horizon at dusk; and later, the Milky Way will be … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined insult and food is – You twerp-scone!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘These days of dice – the moving signs…’ ‘It was a chase in the night where you sympathise.’ ‘Ah, volcanoes, and a piece of pie, for … Continue reading

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When the merry-thought has been removed…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: apparator, apothecuium, apomixis, aposcope, apocarpous, apopohthegm, and ultion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning – should the … Continue reading

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The sound of things being hit…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You pancake tosser! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Have you ever thought about the sounds that things make when you hit them?’ ‘What, like saucepans, gongs, noses, or cars in supermarket car parks, … Continue reading

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