Category Archives: reading

Delicious picking in the head and brain…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a man with a headdress of ram’s horns, plumes, sun-discs and cobras, is the god Mandulis. His cult centres are Kalabsha and Philae, and his attribute is Solar. (M) … Continue reading

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Filed into a number of notches…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of President Donald J Trump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on dear reader! Let’s go back and visit the Britain of the mid 1950s. It was an interesting … Continue reading

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Excuse me sir, is this 1898?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a moth in a lampshade. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, when I switched on the newly constructed time machine… I reached out and gripped the two charged … Continue reading

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The FabergĂ© egg…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s hippopotamus is the one pondering about the odd cluster of ‘P’s and vowels in the middle of his name. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Did you read that interesting article in yesterday’s Daily Stuffed?’ ‘Which one?’ ‘Do you get … Continue reading

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Some more Crush characters in the post…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: Zuni, Zoophorus, Zoilism, zopilote, zwitterion, zoea, and blawort. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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It was a mere speck on Condor’s screen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story: The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton: Holmes: “See here!” He took a neat little leather case out of a drawer, and opening it he … Continue reading

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Decibels of dirty socks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cockled, discal, manifold, suffruticose, noematical, doited, and wanwordy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was everywhere, she dared not relax her vigilance… No, no, it’s alright, it’s just another junk shop 1960s cheap pulp … Continue reading

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