Category Archives: poetry

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ignis-fatuus, idocrase, ideopraxist, ileum, ictus, and bryology. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Just two people at a cafe table…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Fusil – an elongated lozenge. (Fusil) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, one day in the middle of last week, I was sitting at my favourite cafe table, teapot, cup, and small chocolate enticement to the … Continue reading

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Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is, the one appearing as a leonine dwarf, the god Bes. His associations are childbirth and the household. (Bes) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, she looked a real full blossom.’ ‘I’m thinking of a pound … Continue reading

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Adverb dunking with Doom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like Donald Trump’s mind – not a very good pourer, but surprisingly capacious. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had just nipped down the road to get a nine-pack of toilet rolls … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: yawning, higgledy-piggledy, nympholeptic, horometrical, chimeric, antipyretic, sternutative, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fast 4G and wi-Fi! – that dogs will love! – find your perfect relaxation! – get the SIM that’s just right … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of an electric lawnmower encountering a long-lost length of rusty barbed wire. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ed, try hovering in it next time…’ ‘A sixoid? What?…’ ‘And they wanted twelve quid to polish it?’ ‘The … Continue reading

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