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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ocelot is the one carefully locking her bike up to the railings outside the library. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Tony, it was only a day rotator!’ ‘Just a walk down from the fango?…’ ‘A spider-wife watch, and … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to peel back the membrane just enough to expose the reticule, step to one side and strike the three matches, letting each burn fully down before flicking it nonchalantly into the attached rubber … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: antiphon, antimasque, anticous, antichlor, antirachitic, antitragus, and wistiti. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one waiting at the supermarket checkout, playfully poking and tickling all the other customers in the queue simultaneously – oh, listen to them giggle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo-e-oo-e-oo, I lie, in your library.’ ‘Girl, … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another taken from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: (We are still on the train.) Franz started putting on his raincoat, failed to find the armhole at … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: tymp, harmattan, creance, isobase, atwain, and quatch-buttock. 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 overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word rumpled. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You just logic-ed yourself Sandy!’ ‘The English house lady washing and literally do?’ ‘No, all the others is ugly!’ ‘It was quite easy … Continue reading

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