Category Archives: phones

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: acarus, abstrict, abrooke, abricock, acaulescent, acceptilation, and blate. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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The holly, the ivy, and the mistletoe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: fulsome, botryoid, glyptic, oragious, sleazy, and intrinsicate. If I had to pick one, I’d go for botryoid – I like the way it rolls off the tongue… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ … Continue reading

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One or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian god, with the pointed beard and horned helmet, often seen holding a cedar tree, is Baal – he has associations with the sky and storms. (Baal) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 313. I’m … Continue reading

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Doom in bed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe (for the time being anyway): Today’s colours are: butcher’s block red, stinking yellow, rotten copper green, muck brown, tan disaster orange, and socket spark blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyway, my phone rang at 5:36 this morning. A thick … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: woubit, wow-wow, wortle, worricow, worral, and prolegomena. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may … Continue reading

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No, sorry everyone, this isn’t art…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for oil to get even more sloppy, the markets to nudge each other and chuckle, the FTSE to sneeze and reach for a tissue, and for coins in pockets to feel more … Continue reading

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‘Enquire Within’ (9): Anecdotes and smart things, and well-oiled moulds…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘M’. The other letters don’t like the capital ‘M’ much, they say he looks a bit superior, and always has a smug smile. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a rather dull … Continue reading

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