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Precious discord in the bus station…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to pull off the loose brown paper and discard it and then to carefully lift the carcase up and place an old house brick under each of the four corners; use a small … Continue reading

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Did he write any good tunes?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s cleverly expanded word is banananas. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I don’t suppose you’ve heard of the 20th c. Russian composer Igor Vsnvonov.’ ‘Er, no, I don’t think so, and you did very well pronouncing it, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Some lines repeated…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s interesting expletive is Gog’s malison!… – ‘Gog’ is of course God, and ‘malison’ is an old name for a curse. Do try to incorporate this nice old phrase into you conversation today – for example: … Continue reading

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“He drove over in his could revolve…”

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s early lesser known piece ‘The Rite of Autumn’. (I.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I’m afraid it’s ‘Perilous Galaxy’, a British pulp science fiction paperback novel from the early 1960s, … Continue reading

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Surrealism and gluttony…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s magnificent ‘Dance of the Big Black Snake.’ (1929). Oh, how we ducked and dived to those crazy rhythms! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh no! It seems that Tony Mayonnaise and … Continue reading

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