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Excuse me, is this the right shop?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fine old expletive is – Bugger!… ‘Originally, to call someone a Bugger meant simply that you thought he/she was a heretic. The word comes from Bulgar, after an 11th c. sect of Bulgarian heretics.’ From … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4705…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting Ravel’s Bolero very loudly as she stands at the bar mixing cocktails. (RB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A very simple collage on bright card, a mail art postcard, using clippings … Continue reading

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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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How about a few helpings of spam?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: fungal fawn, mulch mauve, ostrich orange, blip blue, portmanteau pink, disastrous dun, and suffering sage. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! There’s plenty to go round – I get it delivered fresh to my comments box … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4645…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice expletive is Blarm me! – this is obviously a corruption of the Cockney Blimey!, which is itself a corruption of Blind me! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn!…’ ‘What’s up?’ ‘The owl is on the sofa again…’ ‘Damn!…’ … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: paralogism, parallelepiped, paramo, paraffle, paracme, paracentesis, and Wordsworthian. 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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Hold the front page!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: turquoise, bloated brown, turquoise, ample azure, turquoise, floppy fawn, turquoise, rhubarb red, turquoise, and voltage violet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes! Hot local news! Mid afternoon yesterday, I went out, locked my front door behind me, … Continue reading

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