Category Archives: Mail Art

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4785…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: triaconter, yerk, loriot, coistril, contrafagotto, ignaro, and bobbery. 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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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4655…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the planet Saturn. This teapot is not a very good pourer – those rings are awkward in the hand, and they get in the way at the … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4611…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very juicy sounding word is, molybdenum. (M) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another of my silly mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using cuttings from that asinine British TV listings magazine What’s On TV. … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4777…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Balle Herry and Zenee Rellweger. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Friday, Saturday – what a difference a day can make! Yes, yet another of my Mail Art postcards – a simple collage on bright card … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4636…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s euphemism used as a substitute for the word ‘God’ in an oath or expletive can be chosen from these popular 15th c. to 19th c. ones: Cock, Gog, Cod, Cat, Cud, Od, Ad, Ud and … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4676…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made-up word is pluffage. I am open to suggestions as to what this word might mean – for example, the arrangement of feathers on a duck’s underbelly? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear! This really is horrible, isn’t … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today‚Äôs quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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