Category Archives: misheard

Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gambolling, chasmogamic, patrilocal, tympaniform, elytriform, caliginous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 361. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was pestered by lots of autograph hunters. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old light bulb popping out in an empty house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kerosene wall fly, I wish you high.’ ‘Whoo-oo-oo… Whoo-oo-oo…’ ‘Bernie, you are the … Continue reading

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Some snatches of conversation misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: briguing, pemmican, strummel, drammock, wastel, and zoic. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Just a few pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s two words that are difficult to say when glued together are: spam queue, spam queue, spam queue, spam queue… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 360. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was delayed by … Continue reading

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Sorry, what was that again?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive from the USA, a euphemism for God almighty! is, or was, (perhaps it is no longer in use?) Hot diggety doggety!… Perhaps I’ll try slipping it into conversation today and see how it is … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s specially selected adjectives are: prudish, araeometrical, suberous, venatorial, strophic, and buttery. Me, I’d settle for ‘buttery’… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You, you, you! Stop your message girl!…’ ‘I’m on the shore – I see my closet with you…’ … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1937-40 novel Despair: And those pines facing me, with their bark resembling reddish snakeskin drawn on tight, and their green fur which the wind was stroking the wrong way; and … Continue reading

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