Category Archives: money

Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … 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 dictionary words are: paralogism, parallelepiped, paramo, paraffle, paracme, paracentesis, and Wordsworthian. 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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Brownlow down the pub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word lard. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘And what the hell time do you call this Brownlow!’ ‘Oh, hello professor, it’s eleven-thirty give or take a…’ ‘No!… I mean, what’s … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word shapely. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 367. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was delayed personalizing my new app. A single overheard remark: ‘Apart … Continue reading

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Advice on buying a camera…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one unsuccessfully trying to hide behind the sofa when the religious people come round. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m thinking of buying a camera.’ ‘Oh yes?’ ‘Hm…’ ‘What about your phone – … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for figures on bank statements to spin before the eyes and ATMs to snap at plump finger-ends. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What now? Charming chow mein?’ ‘Nigel! Nigel! A comb!…’ ‘It’s a good point for … Continue reading

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Politics on the buses…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to put on your most colourful clothes, a bright scarf would be nice, and the biggest and most flamboyant hat that you have – stride into a bank, turn to the waiting customers … Continue reading

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