Category Archives: swearing

Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Gel Mibson and Smaggie Mith. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was their first house purchase, a modest two bedroom red brick terraced house in a run-down part of town, but Rudolph and Betty Cubbs … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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Just look at the sign!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a wolf howling in the frosty night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Look at the sign…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Look at the sign!’ ‘What sign?’ ‘This one here.’ ‘Oh, that’s … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mild Victorian expletive is Lawkadaisy! An obvious corruption of Lord have mercy!  Come on dear readers let’s try to slip this one into our conversations today. ‘Lawkadaisy! What’s that Trump man been saying now!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colourful early 20th c. American expletive is: Jumping Moses in a Benzine Buggy! I think I might try to slip this one into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Coobie quep now, never no, never no, never … Continue reading

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A ‘live from the cafe’ mental rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gullible, interprovincial, sphene, tribrachic, impavid, nomothetic, bipinate and crusty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The title of this post suggests that I have gone ‘live’ on t’interweb – I haven’t really, but the lines that … Continue reading

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Brexit with Mayonnaise please…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Mette Bidler and Swatrick Payze. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Outside Dulltown railway station (I refuse to to call it the ‘train station’) yesterday afternoon, I noticed a gang of chubby miserable-looking people brandishing union … Continue reading

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