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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cosmopolitan, crumpled, sizzling, mammonistic, hiemal, phyllophageous, and sodden. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 380. I’m sorry I’m late, but I decided to change the strings on my twelve-string guitar. A … Continue reading

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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

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Design: Bus shelters – oh look, that’s a novel one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Asiatic Glassfish, the Devil Ray, the Goblin Shark, the King of the Herrings, and the Pelican Gulper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown Council have had a couple of … Continue reading

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Decalcomania monoprint. 2010…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the Taj Mahal – it looks very good sitting on the window sill lit by the glow of the evening sun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania monoprint (2010) – black … Continue reading

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One or two short but pithy items (today with scorpions)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumbly, fastidious, apteral, gruesome, obmutescent, subdolous, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 377. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to stop and freshen up. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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Stella and the item of found apparel…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Marlon Brando sitting eating cheese sandwiches on the set of Streetcar Named Desire in 1950 – I was remarking to him what a … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg on rough dirty ground…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one appearing as a cat or cat-headed, is the goddess Bastet. Her cult centre is Bubastis, and her associations are Daughter and The Eye of Re. (Bastet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg!…’ ”Oh, hello … Continue reading

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