Category Archives: puzzle

A satisfying conclusion…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: “The original hound was material enough to tug a man’s throat out, yet he was diabolical as well.” “I see that you … Continue reading

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The alphabet boys…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one introducing all the guests to the world of phillumeny and forcing them to look at his bulging albums of matchbox labels. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m thinking of changing my name.’ … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4680…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s newly arrived Christmas card with plenty of glitter and a grinning snowman on it, signed by an unknown person with an indecipherable signature, seems to be sent from Penzance in Cornwall. I don’t know anyone … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Alaska blackfish, the Long-finned sand diver, the Golden shiner, the Mummichog, the Pelican gulper, and the Bumblebee goby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Smeg Whimlock had seen people in films climb up drainpipes … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bathorse, bateleur, basipetal, bathmism, battology, and fozy. 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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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Doom and the priest in the dim cupboard…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Dancing Men by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (Watson) I looked in amazement at the absurd hieroglyphics upon the paper. “Why, Holmes, it is a … Continue reading

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