Category Archives: style

The old oak chair by the window…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: araeometer, appulse, apterous, Aquifoliaceae, aragonite, and vetiver. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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So what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: yawning, higgledy-piggledy, nympholeptic, horometrical, chimeric, antipyretic, sternutative, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fast 4G and wi-Fi! – that dogs will love! – find your perfect relaxation! – get the SIM that’s just right … Continue reading

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Bird talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Label – a difference mark across the chief of the shield applied to the arms of a son, usually the heir. (Label) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Let me ask you something…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘As a dove … 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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Two snaps from last year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a short fat right-wing politician – be gentle with that pencil!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh!… I’m still a year and two months behind in showing my photographic work dear … Continue reading

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The chap inside there must be crackers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: corybantic, lecherous, quotidian, theopneust, fiducial, bombycid, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s got spaceships and planets on the front and the back covers, but a lot of the stories inside are set … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to take off your shoes and socks, lie back in your chair and stare at your toes for ten minutes, then wiggle them as fast as you can for five minutes with your … Continue reading

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