Category Archives: words

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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Two very good afternoons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, Fresh as two daisies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a post about two afternoons: Last Saturday afternoon was one of them, I spent a couple of hours sitting in my little workshop cutting … Continue reading

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Delicious picking in the head and brain…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a man with a headdress of ram’s horns, plumes, sun-discs and cobras, is the god Mandulis. His cult centres are Kalabsha and Philae, and his attribute is Solar. (M) … Continue reading

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N2 and NaCl…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumbling, filching, ringent, rinthereout, jugal, cringing, and buttered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey…’ ‘What?’ ‘Did you know that the atmosphere is full of nitrogen?’ ‘Oh no! That’s terrible!…’ ‘I know…’ ‘How the hell did … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – He was as happy as two sandboys… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No, I think it is plom David…’ ‘It was a non-G bear?’ ‘Join in a while with a leading heart!’ ‘Eye-vade, eye-vade, … Continue reading

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Running from the mannequins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘teleology’. I dare you to look it up – that sort of thing makes me shudder! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from about a year ago. … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: handjar, hanch, hamshackle, hamose, handy-dandy, hanuman, and zorgite. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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