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Walking about in public places…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a cricket ball being struck quite hard to the long on boundary. This teapot though delightful, is not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one on the bicycle having to bob down over her handlebars when going under low bridges. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 412. I’m sorry I’m late, but the people were trying … Continue reading

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Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to lie down flat on the floor and relax for a moment or two, and then roll from side to side like a ship in stormy seas and sing the song, What shall … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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The feet moist, and the wattles bright red…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a woman with a lance, axe, and shield, the goddess Anat. Her association is with war. (Anat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s about eight-inches by five-and-a-half, and about an inch-and-a-quarter … Continue reading

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That warrant and those squeaks…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found between pages 224 and 225 of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s funny when you have several things, random ones, that come together to form a little … Continue reading

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Mummy, what’s it all about?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 17th c. English expletive is Cots my lifekins! (I wonder if lifekins was pronounced life-e-kins?) ‘Cots’ is of course a corruption of ‘God’s, and the ‘kins’ is just a common suffix applied to many expletives … Continue reading

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