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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s quotation is from the science book, Life On the Edge, by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden, which I am currently reading. It is about the surprising role of quantum effects in the workings of biology: … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one drinking cappuccino out of a bucket using her trunk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 427. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to scrape a Banksy off … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s radish is the spiteful one… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 414. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to set the EQ on my music to ‘pop’. A single overheard remark: ‘He put … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one going round annoying everyone trying to sell them insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 341. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had jackdaws on my finials. A … Continue reading

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Poor tired old BBC…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is the verb ‘to marshal’ – to combine two or more coats of arms onto one shield. (Marshal) I tried a bit of marshalling once, but afterwards people said that my shield looked … Continue reading

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Enquire Within (4) – Hartshorn shavings and concentrated gallnuts…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘nevertheless’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘The year is 1934…’ No it isn’t, it’s 2015!… TV and radio documentaries always start off like that. They are desperate to draw you in in … Continue reading

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The play’s the thing… (Hamlet. Act 2, scene 2)

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: crinal, grattoir, misfeign, switchel, inclip, and digamma. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Please note, the … Continue reading

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