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An afternoon in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: risible, sleek, varsal, operose, butyric, and feathered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part one: So, as this UK City of Culture is host to the world-renowned Turner Prize annual art exhibition I thought that, as … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – as thin as two rails… (I notice that there is some online dispute raging on whether ‘rail’ in this simile refers to a fence rail or the bird.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Free … Continue reading

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Car Rant… Car Rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a combination lock being twirled on a steel strongroom door in an echoing concrete-lined underground vault. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dave’s Car Rant. Part one: I had … Continue reading

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The surprising Doom coincidence…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s little quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Tyrants Destroyed (1938): But, believe it or not, he impressed people with his mediocrity as others do with their talent. This could be applied to many of … Continue reading

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I say you chaps! Queer noises in the night!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Naos – the sanctuary or principal chamber of a Greek temple, containing the statue of the god. I was thinking of building a naos in my house and having a statue of … Continue reading

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Stella and my favourite things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – ‘As daft as two brushes…’ (Of course the insult ‘daft as a brush’ is slightly puzzling – someone once told me the original version was ‘Soft as a brush, and … Continue reading

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Danger – film rant, film rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: booming, chorographic, prenasal, wauling, glyconic, mancando, and rotting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Films… I like watching films – Some people like to call them movies by the way… I don’t… I wonder what happened … Continue reading

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