Category Archives: overheard

Some more of those small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Apollo Lunar Module. (ALM) Looks great on the tea-table, but unfortunately it is a very bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 382. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Just some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Armored searobin, the Clingfish, the Glowlight danio, the Houndshark, and the Sand stargazer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 381. I’m sorry I’m late, but I needed to dust … Continue reading

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Posh kids talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Brigitte Bardot splashing around in the Trafalgar Square fountain in 1966. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was all set to do one of my ‘snatches of … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cosmopolitan, crumpled, sizzling, mammonistic, hiemal, phyllophageous, and sodden. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 380. I’m sorry I’m late, but I decided to change the strings on my twelve-string guitar. A … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the wasp in the Chancellor’s trousers – oh how we all chortled back in the basement at No. 11!… (No. 11) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Swirling away, swirling away, it was quite a … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive from the Elizabethan age is S’blood! – a shortening of Christ’s blood or God’s blood. Come on, let’s practise saying it – S’bood!… S’blood!… S’blood!… We might be able to get it back into … Continue reading

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A few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like the cry of a solitary seagull soaring over the white cliffs of Dover. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 378. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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