Category Archives: war

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4634…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: arithmetic, saussuritic, Typhonian, machicolated, dolabriform, and chubby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yet another of my mail art postcards, a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that dumbed-down and tawdry UK TV listings … Continue reading

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That really big horse…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Koris Barloff and Princent Vice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You know, up to now, I’ve never fancied the name Troy…’ ‘No?’ ‘No.’ ‘You mean as a first name, I suppose?’ ‘Of course, you couldn’t … Continue reading

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The feet moist, and the wattles bright red…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a woman with a lance, axe, and shield, the goddess Anat. Her association is with war. (Anat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s about eight-inches by five-and-a-half, and about an inch-and-a-quarter … Continue reading

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Marcus gets into a scrape…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice fish names are: the eucla cod, the Japanese eel, the neon tetra, the orbicular velvetfish, the hillstream loach, and the pineapplefish. If you were trying to impress someone by slipping one of these fish … Continue reading

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Mummy, what’s it all about?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 17th c. English expletive is Cots my lifekins! (I wonder if lifekins was pronounced life-e-kins?) ‘Cots’ is of course a corruption of ‘God’s, and the ‘kins’ is just a common suffix applied to many expletives … Continue reading

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Hey, look at me swim!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one arguing with his tailor about the hang of the sleeves on the new jacket he’s having made. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, let’s have a look at yet another page from that great book … 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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