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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Alaska blackfish, the Long-finned sand diver, the Golden shiner, the Mummichog, the Pelican gulper, and the Bumblebee goby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Smeg Whimlock had seen people in films climb up drainpipes … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bathorse, bateleur, basipetal, bathmism, battology, and fozy. 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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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Just one or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish names are: the Tonguefish, the Rock Beauty, the Rockweed Gunnel, the Longnose Whiptail Catfish, the Eelpout, and the Ghost Shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 389. I’m sorry I’m late, but I became … Continue reading

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Half of an OHCC…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a falcon, the god Horus. His cult centres are Edfu, Hierakonpolis, and Behdet, and his associations are sky and kingship. (Horus) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, carrying my tray┬áI … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: wergild, impolder, Columber, Neotian, ewhow, and baldmoney. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor arrive … Continue reading

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Doom and the priest in the dim cupboard…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Dancing Men by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (Watson) I looked in amazement at the absurd hieroglyphics upon the paper. “Why, Holmes, it is a … Continue reading

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