Category Archives: TV

Mail Art Postcard No. 4627…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: His cheeks were shiny and his short sharp nose looked as if it had hung over a lot of quick ones in its time. … 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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The forensic time fillers…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: cooee, coomb, coontie, copple, copula, coquelicot, and bufflehead. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4597…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to purr when you stroke them and for loose coins to become warm in the trouser pocket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Mr World…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Well it all went … Continue reading

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Some small but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: In a swivel chair at the desk sat an elderly party in a dark grey suit with high lapels and too many buttons down … 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 Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: The wind had risen and had a dry taut feeling, tossing the tops of trees, and making the swung arc-light up the side street … Continue reading

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Do you like grammar at all?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the woman with cow ears, or horns, and sun disc on head, or a perched falcon on head – the goddess Hathor. Her attributes are: Canopic, lungs, North mother, love, fertility, … Continue reading

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