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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for rich people to be thin and healthy and poor people to be really really fat and ugly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No no, I’m not laughing at you!’ ‘You want deja?…’ ‘I paint athletics.’ … Continue reading

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Worth their weight in gold…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bullish black, scatterbrain scarlet, moping mauve, pungent pink, grunting green and vulgar vermilion. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, when on a day out in the more upmarket city of Leeds, about 60 miles west … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to hold a hard-boiled egg in each hand, close your eyes, wiggle your toes up and down, and sing a verse or two of Ten Green Bottles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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Hey! Excuse me! I’m trying to write something here!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word pommel. (P) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t it funny how the loudest people in the cafe are always the ones having the most boring conversations? These folk generally … Continue reading

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Just a few snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one embarrassing everyone by telling dirty jokes about chimps and orangutans. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It was like walking spores Terry…’ ‘Tried to catch a gown down.’ ‘Mengineering?…’ ‘I’m starting to get … Continue reading

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Just hold this for a moment would you?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a crystal chandelier falling from a great height onto a display of nice Ming vases. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some things that you might be embarrassed to be seen carrying around in your town … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: acarus, abstrict, abrooke, abricock, acaulescent, acceptilation, and blate. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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