Category Archives: overheard

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: viameter, opulus, exeat, patible, fastigiate, boggle, and tosher. 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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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s weather will feature rumbling puffy grey from the east, raindrops the size of dinosaur eggs, ground-based gusts flirting with the shrubbery, and a sky sandwich of bright orange and lemon towards dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another taken from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: (We are still on the train.) Franz started putting on his raincoat, failed to find the armhole at … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Lela Bugosi and Luce Bree. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 417. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that I had a screw loose. A single overheard remark: ‘It was … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word rumpled. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You just logic-ed yourself Sandy!’ ‘The English house lady washing and literally do?’ ‘No, all the others is ugly!’ ‘It was quite easy … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one trying on summer sun hats in Harrods. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 416. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to update my cookies and privacy policy. A single … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Staron Shone and Craniel Daig. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 415. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to deal with a golden eagle on my bird feeder. A single … Continue reading

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