Category Archives: joke

Sharp axe flies across room in log cabin…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister and the two greasy fried eggs in the Chancellor’s bowler hat – oh, how we chortled below stairs back at No.10!… (PM) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s Christmas Day 1955… … Continue reading

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“A quick dip will be almost as effective…”

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one annoying everyone by trumpeting along with music on his headphones. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is one of the more interesting ones from my collection of cheap old junk shop books; … Continue reading

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This will be a most attractive gift item…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s silly sounding word is ‘oblong’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What’s that fusty smell? Where is it coming from?… Oh, it must be that old junk shop book,┬áThe 1954 Gadgets Annual, lying there on the table. Oh, hang on, … Continue reading

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Stella nibbles on a wheel…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the contents of the Chancellor’s dispatch box being replaced by a dirty house brick and two live rats. Oh, how we chortled behind the wainscoting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 89. Pastel … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the prime minister’s hat, the donkey, the half-eaten pizza, and the white-faced clown. Oh, how we chuckled and guffawed in the back of the limousine!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. … Continue reading

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A short rant about being funny…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s fine 17th c. English expletive is ‘Zauns!…’ A couple of lines from Farquhar’s play of 1698, Love in a Bottle: Squire Mockmode: (having taken some snuff) Zauns, I must sneeze. (sneezes) Bless me… Rigadoon: Oh … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister and his pirate father’s treasure chest buried on a Caribbean tropical island. Oh, how we chortled under the stairs back at 10 Downing Street, >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Oh, Gladstone, … Continue reading

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