Category Archives: Hull.UK.

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just three days left!): Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ribald, amitotic, penthemimeral, spoffish, Zaporogian, nullifidian, and bamboozled. (Click?) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 435. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a problem … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just a few days left!): Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read a couple of months ago. Dreyer started to dance with one of the pretty sisters, and … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only one week to go!): Today’s confused film star is Pidney Soitier. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Thaty, thaty, thaty!’ ‘Carundles, and one weep at a time.’ ‘An easy Jesus, yes!…’ ‘Let go, and then continue to bounce John.’ … Continue reading

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Is it worth waiting for a bus then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe. (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s dictionary words are: magniloquent, wampish, zwanziger, lucarne, delphin, and attemper. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast … Continue reading

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Oh no Dave! Not blogging about blogging?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s clever-sounding foreign word is Weltanschauung. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I started this blogging lark I decided that I should try to post something every day – I’m not quite sure why, but it is something creative to … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafĂ© hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the RMS Titanic. Very elegant, but a bit heavy, and a very disappointing pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You-oo, so long – leaf break away, evening ideas…’ ‘Tell me dust … Continue reading

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The other side of the fence…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Derard Gepardieu. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose it was a case of logic versus evolutionary programmed caution. On Monday afternoon I found myself walking up the eastern side of the big concrete road … Continue reading

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