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Tortes and tunes in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s giraffe is the one at dance class trying to become acquainted with the tango. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I think we might have completely run out.’ ‘Eh?… Run out?’ ‘Yes, that must be the situation. Even when I … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a large threatening cumulonimbus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 392. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a bit of trouble with my sump. A rather … Continue reading

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Bo in with the items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘V’. The other letters of the alphabet stand around gaping in amazement at how he can balance there on his point all day long without falling over. … Continue reading

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The forensic time fillers…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: cooee, coomb, coontie, copple, copula, coquelicot, and bufflehead. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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That ad for the Rialtos gig…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Dustin Hoffman drinking Coca-cola and eating doughnuts on the set of Midnight Cowboy in 1968. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, this is a blatantly promotional blog post. … Continue reading

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Just a few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from the novel The High Window (1943): ‘Somebody had just opened the door of the outer office… It was a slim tall self-satisfied looking number in a tropical worsted suit of … Continue reading

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A few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘P’. The letter ‘P’ is an elegant upstanding letter, and ‘P’ is generally quite happy in his work, even if the other letters do refer to him … Continue reading

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