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Stella likes the squirting dollops…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: elater, ekka, elaeolite, eirenicon, eldritch, elasmobranch, and umbo. 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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Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gambolling, chasmogamic, patrilocal, tympaniform, elytriform, caliginous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 361. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was pestered by lots of autograph hunters. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old light bulb popping out in an empty house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kerosene wall fly, I wish you high.’ ‘Whoo-oo-oo… Whoo-oo-oo…’ ‘Bernie, you are the … Continue reading

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The lady on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s novel Despair (1965 version), a sort of ‘murder mystery’: He fed in a businesslike and very disgusting manner. His method of dealing with poached eggs was to give the yolk … Continue reading

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Decalcomania adopts human form…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one that has just flopped down onto the brand new £2,000 black leather Chesterfield and snapped it in two. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s such a drab grey February morning here … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4550…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Solea – In an early Christian or Byzantine church, a raised pathway projecting from the bema to the ambo. Me, I had my solea removed, I finally decided after much thought, that … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘A grand view of the river’…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1935-1965 novel Despair: The train glided off. Beaming and bawling, Ardalion (drunk) all but tumbled out of the window. Lydia, a lamb in leopard’s clothes, trotted alongside the carriage almost … Continue reading

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