Category Archives: story

N2 and NaCl…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumbling, filching, ringent, rinthereout, jugal, cringing, and buttered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey…’ ‘What?’ ‘Did you know that the atmosphere is full of nitrogen?’ ‘Oh no! That’s terrible!…’ ‘I know…’ ‘How the hell did … 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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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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Choosing a suitcase…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the small smear of tomato sauce on the shoulder of the Prime Minister’s best pale blue suit. Oh, how we guffawed into our cupped hands in the corridors of power! … Continue reading

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About the size of an egg timer…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a seagull swooping onto a discarded Big Mac. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘You seem to have been surreptitiously staring at me, for the last ten minutes.’ ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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Slow queue this, isn’t it?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and James Dean trying on leather jackets outside a used clothing store near the La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles in 1954. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse … Continue reading

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Crazy times in ancient Egypt…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: exuberant, synoptistic, extrinsic, braccate, haptotropic, woolly, and ornery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Several years ago when I was designing and building theatre scenery for a living, I had to do some stuff for a … Continue reading

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