Category Archives: Hull.UK.

Counting things on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: moidore, mofette, Mohock, modillion, modena, and velitation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Mrs Mouldie (Professor Mouldie will be at the horse races) first thing … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the bigscale pomfret, the bonytail chub, the denticle herring, the houndshark, and the porgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. 384. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was watering the hedgehogs. A … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Topday’s typing error is today’s… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It was a fury hip, but on which record?’ ‘The new different owner is different.’ ‘A manky hall Paul? Tastard would be a first time…’ ‘A towel gets you snow … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one getting angry whilst trying on woollen sweaters in Marks and Spencer’s clothing department – apparently none of the colours suit him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 383. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: viseogenic, gonophore, atrabilious, opisometer, frazil, and opificer. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor fail … Continue reading

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The ancient Roman oil lamp…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the cookie-cutter shark, the kissing gourami, Peters’ elephantnose fish, the threadfin bream, and the yellowfin croaker. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I was in secondary school we didn’t have a proper art teacher … Continue reading

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