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Wax candles have two main failings…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one down at the local juggling club embarrassing all the members with his expertise. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’ve never seen an actual copy of the magazine of course – I’m talking about the Gadgets … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off juggling a complete set of snooker balls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Wear an ombolla collar Jean?…’ ‘Six-hundred-and-ninety-nine, lash!’ ‘But the lightship wasn’t on the sign…’ ‘It was cup good-guys Memphis stew.’ ‘I’m … Continue reading

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How very bloody annoying!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: today’s instruction is to learn to juggle and then go into dentist’s waiting rooms a couple of days a week to cheer everyone up with your new skill – grin as you juggle, and wear a … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the prime minister’s hat, the donkey, the half-eaten pizza, and the white-faced clown. Oh, how we chuckled and guffawed in the back of the limousine!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. … Continue reading

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Short items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘eirenicon’ A proposition or scheme for peace: a piece making message. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’ve just picked up a Government leaflet on ‘getting older’. It advises taking a short course to get used to, … Continue reading

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Short Items…

Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Hell and Tommy’ – Probably a corruption of ‘to play Hal and Tommy’ referring to Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. ________________________________________________________________ Observed in Hull Rail and Bus Interchange: An … Continue reading

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