Category Archives: phones

Oh, just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the 1892 novel The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith: I dreamt I saw some huge blocks of ice in a shop with a bright glare behind them. I … Continue reading

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Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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Telephone, monochrome, telephone…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s cute fish names are: the African glass catfish, the football fish, the lenok, the green swordtail, the halosaur, and the orangespine unicorn fish. Just going by the sound of the name, which of these would … Continue reading

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That warrant and those squeaks…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found between pages 224 and 225 of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s funny when you have several things, random ones, that come together to form a little … Continue reading

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You may approach the bench…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Pig pink, Cow cobalt, Ass azure, Bullock blue, Ferret fawn, and that lovely honey colour a few inches in from the edge of the body on an old sunburst Gibson ES … Continue reading

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Red lips and phone boxes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Mozart mauve, Beethoven brown, Prokofiev pink, Brahms beige, Haydn heliotrope, and Rimsky-Korsakov russet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good god! Look at the red on those lips!… Yes, about a week ago I was sliding … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, warray, peplos, distyle, scuppernong, and theotechny. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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