Category Archives: writing

Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one going round annoying everyone trying to sell them insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 341. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had jackdaws on my finials. A … Continue reading

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The tongue may be decorated with scrolls of butter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to pull away the bubble wrap and quickly pop one or two of the bubbles just for the fun of it; slit the brown tape along the central join and allow the two … Continue reading

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Doom and the vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a golf ball dropping down a hole. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One of my favourite cafes is the one on the north-east side of the square called … Continue reading

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Some more Crush characters in the post…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: Zuni, Zoophorus, Zoilism, zopilote, zwitterion, zoea, and blawort. 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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It was a mere speck on Condor’s screen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story: The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton: Holmes: “See here!” He took a neat little leather case out of a drawer, and opening it he … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brambly, saikless, wauling, microseismic, exponible, contumacious, and stuffy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 340. I’m sorry I’m late, but an anaconda came up out of my toilet. A single overheard … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to hold a hard-boiled egg in each hand, close your eyes, wiggle your toes up and down, and sing a verse or two of Ten Green Bottles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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