Category Archives: reading

Mail Art Postcard No. 4648…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: … he was running hard, with occasional little springs, such as a weary man gives who is little accustomed to set … Continue reading

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When the merry-thought has been removed…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: apparator, apothecuium, apomixis, aposcope, apocarpous, apopohthegm, and ultion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning – should the … Continue reading

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Just one or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: baphometric, carbocyclic, ecardinate, niched, bouncy, and scroddled. I think my favourite has to be scroddled, something to do with pottery techniques I am led to understand… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. … Continue reading

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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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How about a few helpings of spam?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: fungal fawn, mulch mauve, ostrich orange, blip blue, portmanteau pink, disastrous dun, and suffering sage. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! There’s plenty to go round – I get it delivered fresh to my comments box … Continue reading

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Put them into a jugging pot…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the look on the vicar’s face when a cat starts meowing from the back of the church during his sermon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again! It’s that … Continue reading

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The severity of a normal sans letter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumbly, crabbed, Priapic, tomial, hastate, collenchymatous, and bumper. I must admit that I am attracted to the obscure clever-sounding ones, but ‘bumper’ as an adjective has to be my favourite. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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