Category Archives: smiling

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just three days left!): Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ribald, amitotic, penthemimeral, spoffish, Zaporogian, nullifidian, and bamboozled. (Click?) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 435. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a problem … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just a few days left!): Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read a couple of months ago. Dreyer started to dance with one of the pretty sisters, and … Continue reading

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Is it worth waiting for a bus then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe. (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s dictionary words are: magniloquent, wampish, zwanziger, lucarne, delphin, and attemper. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4743…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s anaconda is the one blatantly occupying six seats in the otherwise full cinema, the film is Frozen 2. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s another of my silly mail art postcards, a … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4788…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read recently: Martha sat down at a little distance from him on a settee and lifted her foot off the floor, examining from … Continue reading

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Fresh spam!… Fresh spam!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s weather will feature snotty outbursts from the east, rumbles from the north, fresh but smelly gusts from the south, and the sound of mass cheering from the west. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose most people hate it … Continue reading

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Aha, it’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one forcing people to watch streaming David Attenborough shows one after another all night long. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One is in classy black and white, and the other is in full … Continue reading

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