Category Archives: people

Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the shiny foil from around the circumference using the handle of a teaspoon or a nice fork, press the discs of soft putty (supplied) over the protruding brass nodules on the … Continue reading

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A clearly heard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: winze, wishtonwish, witan, witwall, withe, wistiti, wolfram and rasorial. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg and the bison skull…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘U’. All the other letters really like their comrade the ‘U’ – they like the way he so effortlessly collects rainwater – they are really glad of … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one in the shape of the Great Wall of China – a very bad pourer, and far too long to go on any tea table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Shoe a fee!… Shoe … Continue reading

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Ah, those super Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather nice name for a fish is – the smelt. (smelt) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Veronica Crush (writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree surgeon and heir … Continue reading

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A few more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one wowing everyone by playing two electric guitars, keyboard, and a bass all at once… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 363. I’m sorry I’m late, but one of my tricycle tyres … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories that won’t be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Kim Jong Un lookalike twins Marjory and Phyllis Thwems. Come on up, and join us on the sofa!… Ladies, do you mind if I stroke those shaved areas just above your … Continue reading

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