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This is not art. No. 49…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s cuttlefish is the one just about to make a tentative start on Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What a beautiful, delicate, and dynamic piece this is! Every tiny detail, every wisp of paper, every … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 48…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: glutinous, abaxial, avital, majuscular, thelytokous, nonillionth, and clammy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As we in the West read, and concomitantly absorb our view of the world from the left to the right, we must … Continue reading

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Doom with vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Elephant in the room is the one doing the easy crossword puzzle in last week’s copy of What’s On TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I nipped into the supermarket in Dulltown city centre yesterday just to grab a … Continue reading

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Doom goes undercover…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s joke is the one about the British Prime Minister – no, sorry, that’s not right – the British Prime Minister is the joke… (Boris) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had nipped out to post a postcard the other … Continue reading

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Oh those awful perps!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the live eels left in the Prime Minister’s bath after that wild party at No. 10. Oh, but how we still chuckled as we hid in cupboards and nursed our … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4624…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smell of a freshly opened packet of coffee. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, another of my mail art postcards! Just a simple collage on bright card using clippings from … Continue reading

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Summer bug cheese dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister’s coconut macaroon dropping into the printer – oh, how we chuckled and guffawed back upstairs in Technical Support. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, you see, I think it was what … Continue reading

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Ugg, Lugg, and the turnips…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about what happened to Her Majesty the Queen’s hat – oh, how we chortled down in the basement back at Buck House! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg, I have seen you, you know!’ ‘Eh?…’ … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very amusing joke is the one about the Prime Minister calling a general election. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘She had toffee heels?…’ ‘From Bridlington to roost, magnifique too much!’ ‘Diane Poost and the dandruff roots.’ ‘It’s really a … Continue reading

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Something on the grassy knoll…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one standing in front of the TV when everyone else is trying to watch the football. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I did my one-year foundation course in art at the local … Continue reading

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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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