Tag Archives: 1956

The chap inside there must be crackers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: corybantic, lecherous, quotidian, theopneust, fiducial, bombycid, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s got spaceships and planets on the front and the back covers, but a lot of the stories inside are set … Continue reading

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The Lion and the defaced war pages…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: lasting bitter blasts, coconut cream skies, white mountain tops, a deep orange towards dusk, and isolated random raindrops the size of duck eggs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s that old junk shop book again … Continue reading

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1956 – ‘Bossy’ is puzzled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a child with the full and crescent moons as a headdress, is the god Khonsu. His cult centre is Thebes and (unsurprisingly) his association is the moon. (K) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What … Continue reading

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‘Skinny’ will be on the receiving end…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: apagogic, aplanatic, anouros, antiscorbutic, apodal, and umbrageous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… It’s alright, this is just a nicely done drawing on page 98 of my battered and tattered copy of that junk shop … Continue reading

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I say you chaps! Queer noises in the night!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Naos – the sanctuary or principal chamber of a Greek temple, containing the statue of the god. I was thinking of building a naos in my house and having a statue of … Continue reading

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It is packed with smashing features!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like a jolly elephant – see the raised trunk is the spout, and just look at those great big ears – you know, I’m sure he’s listening … 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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