Category Archives: smoking

Hot with both ends missing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation if from Vladimir Nabokov‘s short story A Russian Beauty (1934): Well, then, in 1919 we have a grown up young lady, with a pale broad face that overdid things in terms of the regularity … Continue reading

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The surprising Doom coincidence…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s little quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Tyrants Destroyed (1938): But, believe it or not, he impressed people with his mediocrity as others do with their talent. This could be applied to many of … Continue reading

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Ugg, Lugg, and the turnips…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about what happened to Her Majesty the Queen’s hat – oh, how we chortled down in the basement back at Buck House! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg, I have seen you, you know!’ ‘Eh?…’ … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the prime minister’s hat, the donkey, the half-eaten pizza, and the white-faced clown. Oh, how we chuckled and guffawed in the back of the limousine!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of three coat hangers rattling in an empty wardrobe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 288. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a visit from a succubus in the night. A … Continue reading

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The heliocentricity attribution squabble…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to wrap four of them up in old newspapers, tie each of them around with string, and place them on a large table, one at each corner. Crouch under the table, eyes closed, … Continue reading

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That Christmas pudding…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smell of Uncle Barry’s Christmas cigar. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took a few days ago. Taking a photo of a Christmas pudding poster in the … Continue reading

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