Category Archives: money

Just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one showing off by standing on one leg on the coffee table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 350. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was practising my Masonic … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – as thin as two rails… (I notice that there is some online dispute raging on whether ‘rail’ in this simile refers to a fence rail or the bird.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Free … Continue reading

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Car Rant… Car Rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a combination lock being twirled on a steel strongroom door in an echoing concrete-lined underground vault. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dave’s Car Rant. Part one: I had … Continue reading

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The tongue may be decorated with scrolls of butter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to pull away the bubble wrap and quickly pop one or two of the bubbles just for the fun of it; slit the brown tape along the central join and allow the two … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for rich people to be thin and healthy and poor people to be really really fat and ugly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No no, I’m not laughing at you!’ ‘You want deja?…’ ‘I paint athletics.’ … Continue reading

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Messing with letters – the great Blocksmith failure…

But first, Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for Sterling to be suspended and in the interim rashers of bacon will be used as banknotes and dried figs as coins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the … Continue reading

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Choosing a suitcase…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the small smear of tomato sauce on the shoulder of the Prime Minister’s best pale blue suit. Oh, how we guffawed into our cupped hands in the corridors of power! … Continue reading

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