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On the bus, and in the kitchen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one who has cleared a space in the middle and is showing off doing lots of press-ups. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I boarded the bus in the Dulltown Interchange and took a … Continue reading

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My empty wine glass was filled up again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is one that cleverly uses the name of a Welsh town to do a bit of ‘effing and blinding‘ without causing too much offence – Llanfairfechan Hell! (L) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, one afternoon in February, … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Suckers…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of athletics. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m not a great vacuumer… Hm, I don’t think that is a real word… My spell-checker certainly doesn’t like it – oh, but I see … Continue reading

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Smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: dasyphyllous, imprimatur, paronomasia, hiant, and xiphoid. Please look these words up and have them placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast; he will be wearing a … Continue reading

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Small items of pith…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: ‘Domdaniel’, ‘tapotement’, ‘matamata’, and ’emblements’. Feel free to look these up, and if you like, slot them carefully into your conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 154. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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A long sentence…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to carefully remove the outer cover and hit the electronic components with a large hammer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was the sort of day when the woman from the upstairs flat next door, who the … Continue reading

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