Category Archives: science

Grains of sugar…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Brian brown, Mervyn mauve, Yolande yellow, Barry butterscotch, Gwendolyn grey, Rudolph red, and that strange pale turquoise of Aunt Betty’s posh going-to-weddings hat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Little things…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Small items of…’ ‘Of … Continue reading

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Design: Bus shelters – oh look, that’s a novel one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Asiatic Glassfish, the Devil Ray, the Goblin Shark, the King of the Herrings, and the Pelican Gulper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown Council have had a couple of … Continue reading

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What the hell have I just walked into?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: triandrous, wheeple, himation, calotte, box-calf, and martellato. 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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You’d need a bloody long ruler…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: barghest, barilla, baragouin, baobab, barbastelle, banxring, and wasserman. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of the wind rattling the trees in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 372. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got to thinking … Continue reading

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The sound of things being hit…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You pancake tosser! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Have you ever thought about the sounds that things make when you hit them?’ ‘What, like saucepans, gongs, noses, or cars in supermarket car parks, … Continue reading

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The tea spoon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: courlan, slaister, ovoviviparous, hypabyssal, ullage, and twinter. 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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