Tag Archives: expletives

So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: valuable violet, ridiculous red, pathetic pink, gerrymandering green, terrible turquoise, bombastic brown, fuming fawn, yawping yellow and architectural azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Healthy meals at healthy prices – every second counts! – all … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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Pithy words on a brick…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, delphinoid, monticulate, sudoriferous, transpontine, majuscular, enantiostylous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, here’s a photo! It’s not a very good one though. This picture only existed as a print about eight-by-six inches … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4649…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Bette Davis having a flaming row outside a restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard in 1958. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Bloody hell! What a trio! Yes, another of … Continue reading

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Just some Mayonnaise on the phone…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Navid Diven, and Kal Vilmer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t it awful when the phone rings in the middle of the night, in the middle of the long quiet hours of the early morning? … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Hamlet, the jackfish, the old world knifefish, the mooneye, the rock beauty, and the prickly shark. Well, I mean, sharks are pretty scary, but a prickly one! Goodness me!… … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the drunken one trying to climb onto the top of the host’s Steinway grand. (SG) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Captain Smales-Cubs boarded the 68 bus to West Norwood at Waterloo Station as ordered … Continue reading

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