Tag Archives: expletives

Mail art postcard. No. 4526…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s spontaneous combined food and insult is – You, you burger bugger!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another of my mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that awful and tawdry British TV … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, art, celebrities, drama, fashion, food, history, information, postcards, style, surrealism, swearing, theatre, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive from the Elizabethan age is S’blood! – a shortening of Christ’s blood or God’s blood. Come on, let’s practise saying it – S’bood!… S’blood!… S’blood!… We might be able to get it back into … Continue reading

Posted in brain, conversation, cool, Dulltown, existentialism, expletives, food, history, humour, information, music, observations, overheard, serendipity, surrealism, swearing, thinking, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4622…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you onion bumpkin!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Hang on – dear reader, are you fed up with me saying ‘whoa!’ all the time? I would be, if I were an … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, art, brain, composition, creation, expletives, humour, information, postcards, serendipity, surrealism, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Excuse me, is this the right shop?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fine old expletive is – Bugger!… ‘Originally, to call someone a Bugger meant simply that you thought he/she was a heretic. The word comes from Bulgar, after an 11th c. sect of Bulgarian heretics.’ From … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, art, books, colours, composition, cool, creation, history, humour, information, observations, photography, seeing, serendipity, surrealism, swearing, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … Continue reading

Posted in books, brain, composition, drama, Dulltown, existentialism, finance, Hull.UK., humour, information, money, poetry, serendipity, surrealism, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

Posted in design, drawing, expletives, fashion, history, information, jobs, reading, serendipity, style, swearing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Mail Art Postcard No. 4645…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice expletive is Blarm me! – this is obviously a corruption of the Cockney Blimey!, which is itself a corruption of Blind me! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn!…’ ‘What’s up?’ ‘The owl is on the sofa again…’ ‘Damn!…’ … Continue reading

Posted in art, composition, conversation, expletives, humour, information, Mail Art, postcards, style, surrealism, swearing, TV, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments