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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dames Jean and Holdie Gawn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, John, women?…’ ‘It’s at a junior level and three to go.’ ‘Tooth fibre yeah yeah – he like gone now!’ ‘It’s a foreign horse … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the novel The Diary of a Nobody (1892) by George and Weedon Grossmith: On hearing this, Lupin suddenly jumped up from the couch and rushed out of the room sideways. Cummings looked … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the ghost of Hamlet’s father. A very shaky pourer I’m afraid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘One you perpitees Brian?’ ‘They’re just dewy deed lawyers.’ ‘ADL is quite a hard flare.’ … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting in the cinema reaching out to sample popcorn from other people’s tubs… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo! I get all my gates!…’ ‘It’s stars… It’s stars… It’s stars!…’ ‘I be losing my dog … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t really be listening, but…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘armpit’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I ducked into the cafe yesterday afternoon to dry out with a cup of tea and something chocolatey – the BBC said … 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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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: wappenshaw, zebu, noisette, excide, knout, avouterer, and insufflate. 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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