Category Archives: instruction

Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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‘A’ lies anywhere on the minor axis…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: cockatrice, orogenesis, spane, lazar, prepollence, and zounds. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Hamlet, the jackfish, the old world knifefish, the mooneye, the rock beauty, and the prickly shark. Well, I mean, sharks are pretty scary, but a prickly one! Goodness me!… … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith (1892): I ascertained that the cause of the row was, that Sarah had accused Mrs Birrell of tearing the pages out of … Continue reading

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Mummy, can I have some more spam please?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the first sigh upon waking on an overcast Monday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I usually get a couple of items of spam landing flapping like freshly caught fish in … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the deepwater flathead, the grunt sculpin, the luderick, the baikal oilfish, the betta, and the bigscale pomfret. Just going by the name, which of these fish would you choose to … Continue reading

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The feet moist, and the wattles bright red…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a woman with a lance, axe, and shield, the goddess Anat. Her association is with war. (Anat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s about eight-inches by five-and-a-half, and about an inch-and-a-quarter … Continue reading

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