Tag Archives: BBC radio

Oh, that sounds reasonable, I suppose…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to thoroughly dust off the device with the bright yellow duster provided; only then may you start to unscrew panel ‘B’ (Note: You must not even look at panel ‘A’, never mind thinking … Continue reading

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Poor tired old BBC…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is the verb ‘to marshal’ – to combine two or more coats of arms onto one shield. (Marshal) I tried a bit of marshalling once, but afterwards people said that my shield looked … Continue reading

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Soap and Sensibility…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Swiss cheese plant is the one without any holes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, TV soap operas. I have never watched them… When I was kid there used to be a daily ‘soap’ on the BBC radio (of … Continue reading

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The play’s the thing… (Hamlet. Act 2, scene 2)

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: crinal, grattoir, misfeign, switchel, inclip, and digamma. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Please note, the … Continue reading

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Some smallish titbits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s selected adjectives are: bumpy, elasticated, fluviatile, odoriferous, and chipper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 199. I’m sorry I’m late, but I mislaid my moustache comb. ‘Oh, you boring bastard! You boring bastard!…’ ‘Oh Dave, … Continue reading

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