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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole published in 1980: Ignatius to Patrolman Mancuso: This city (New Orleans) is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to lie supine on a warm hard floor, raise one leg until vertical, tap your right knee rhythmically with your left hand whilst chanting in a loud clear voice, ‘A, A, A, A…’ … Continue reading

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Some more Crush characters in the post…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: Zuni, Zoophorus, Zoilism, zopilote, zwitterion, zoea, and blawort. 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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Some more Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: A tall, fine-looking man in a grey suit cut by an angel suddenly stood up from a small table by the wall and walked … Continue reading

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Some of Crush’s spare names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: uppity, telescopic, poufed, haughty, premorse, monomaniacal, kenotic, retiary, and bouncy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! I just received an email from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Veronica and the spare characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: exploding whiteness on high, a badly painted azure and cream backdrop, falling scallops of spiteful ice, and horizontal slices of slimy orange and obscene pink as evening encroaches. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I received an … Continue reading

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Crush and her character names…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘gambeson’: a quilted undergarment worn with chain mail. I stopped wearing my chain mail a few weeks ago, the itchiness of the gambeson on hot days made it thoroughly unbearable. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The … Continue reading

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