Category Archives: learning

Good triumphs in the end, every week…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: abthane, scriggle, posteen, gay-you, windring couchee, and pugging. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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You want sprinkles with that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a man with a double plumed headdress, or ram-headed, or frog-headed, is the god Amun. His cult centres are Thebes and Hermopolis Magna, his attributes being: king of gods, primeval, … Continue reading

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How about a nice cup of tea?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smirk of a salesperson in a posh car showroom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Would you care for a cup of tea whilst you are waiting?’ ‘Oh, that’s very kind … Continue reading

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A most up to date method of divination…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bullock brown, transparent turquoise, fidgety fawn, aromatic azure, rapscallion rouge, post box pink, and gripping grey. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s pretend that we are nice middle class folk living in Britain in the … Continue reading

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Oh, damn that gurgling DAB!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: noxious, surreind, kenspeckle, otic, ringent, theopneust, and gurgling. I think my favourite has to be theopneust because I can’t imagine how one would pronounce it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have we all heard of … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t step too close to the hatch!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: ragged russet, yelping yellow, booming burgundy, memorable mauve, bouncing beige and octagon orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, it’s a bit confusing isn’t it?… I suppose I could have cropped the left-hand side of the picture … Continue reading

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The Joys of Decalcomania…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: accrescent, accourt, accloy, accasiaccatura, acates, accoy and butter-bump. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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