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Just one or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ventose, harmattan, bywoner, tapotement, yamen and gillyflower. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor will … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘tresses’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So you see, now they’ve got five bindings.’ ‘A fork in awe Cracksie, look on the side.’ ‘Beth Knee-Hoffer?’ ‘Ex-set the good neither … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s parsnips are the sad ones in the bottom of the fridge that have gone soft and bendy, not hard and unyielding as they ought to be. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 333. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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The forensic time fillers…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: cooee, coomb, coontie, copple, copula, coquelicot, and bufflehead. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Jane Russell grinning riding our bicycles on the sidewalk in Hollywood in 1953. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I kiss your pimple…’ ‘Bubble-love creature, yeah, yeah!’ ‘Wader-baby, … Continue reading

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Some small but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: In a swivel chair at the desk sat an elderly party in a dark grey suit with high lapels and too many buttons down … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me building sandcastles on the beach at Scarborough with Clark Gable and Ingrid Bergman in 1949. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘They’ll not know exackerly Tim…’ ‘Yeah wildoo, wildoo…’ … Continue reading

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