Tag Archives: letters of the alphabet

A lino print with things in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen. Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Dreyer led Franz over a waste of dark carpeting into the shadowy depths of the hall. He flung off in … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘Y’. All the lower case letters really like the capital ‘Y’ – he’s shaped a bit like a tree, they can shelter under him when it rains. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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The Red Chair…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘T’. A very popular letter is the capital ‘T’, especially with the little lower case letters – they cluster round and shelter under him when it’s raining … Continue reading

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Messing with letters: Joblong?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one swatting flies with his trunk and knocking knickknacks and statuettes off the mantelpiece… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘J’. Yes, it does … Continue reading

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Titchy, but pithy…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual first name is Ocean. (male or female) Usually a name given to a child born at sea; the custom dates back at least to 1620 and the voyage of the Mayflower. Oceanus Hopkins was … Continue reading

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