Category Archives: Hull.UK.

This is not art. No. 33…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: sticky, crenellated, Sotadic, theotechnic, mancando, cubiform, and bubbly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, dear reader, what do you make of this one? For me it has the feel of something vaguely Japanese. Is this … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bathorse, bateleur, basipetal, bathmism, battology, and fozy. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 32…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – you barmy barm cake!… (click) [Note: Strangely, the spell checker just wanted to turn ‘barm cake’ into ‘car maker’.] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m almost tempted to not say anything at … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Just one or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish names are: the Tonguefish, the Rock Beauty, the Rockweed Gunnel, the Longnose Whiptail Catfish, the Eelpout, and the Ghost Shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 389. I’m sorry I’m late, but I became … Continue reading

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Come on up and try us!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the name Bunty – for me it sounds too much like an adjective. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Let me show you an old photograph of mine, it was probably taken … Continue reading

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The strangeness of the tyres…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old rattling window frame during a winter storm. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was walking into town. There was a garage and some waste land. I … Continue reading

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