Category Archives: swearing

Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and the mahogany chair…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film stars are: Farrison Hord and Hatharine Kepburn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was raining hard and diagonal yesterday so I nipped into the Dulltown Art Gallery for shelter and I had a look at the couple … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old English expletive is – By the Bithmaskins! An ancient oath, but it was apparently was still in use in Lancashire as late as the 19th century. Probably a corruption and embellishment of – ‘By … Continue reading

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On the bus, and in the kitchen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one who has cleared a space in the middle and is showing off doing lots of press-ups. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I boarded the bus in the Dulltown Interchange and took a … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: blesbok, lectisternium, sternutation, oubliette, yerk, and penneeck. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will not … Continue reading

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Distant galaxies, or just bird shit?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, araeometer, arbalest, aptote, archegonium, argand, and beslubber. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Delete, delete, delete, ha ha ha!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is bell capital – a form of capital of which the chief characteristic is a reversed bell between the shaft or necking and the upper moulding. The bell is often enriched with ornate … Continue reading

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