Category Archives: serendipity

Just some more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the ghost flathead, the gizzard shad, the longjaw mudsucker, the bicolor goatfish, and the armored searobin. Goodness me, I do like the sound of the last one!… I wonder what … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 30…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to lay it flat on the bench, round off the four corners using a rasp and your half round bastard file (HRBF) – use winding sticks (WS) to check for flatness – take … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the phrase – ‘award-winning’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No, no, puppa, puppa, ocean-ocean…’ ‘Everything’s so low – you can grease too long…’ ‘Peas!… Push that cushion!.’ ‘I wake up every bun in the … Continue reading

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Mossy lumps and plenty of cars…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: marimba mauve, teleprinter turquoise, gruff green, febrile fawn, bobstay brown, retroflex russet, and that lovely blue of the ancient glass marble found in the back of an old dusty wardrobe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Counting things on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: moidore, mofette, Mohock, modillion, modena, and velitation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Mrs Mouldie (Professor Mouldie will be at the horse races) first thing … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the bigscale pomfret, the bonytail chub, the denticle herring, the houndshark, and the porgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. 384. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was watering the hedgehogs. A … Continue reading

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