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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: chatoyant, chavender, chaulmoogra, chaud-melle, charlock, charqui, and bullyrag. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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A few more shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Reunion, a short story from 1932 by Vladimir Nabokov: (VN) “I was living in Prague at the time,” said Lev. “I see,” said Serafim. Silence. They both watched the teapot, as … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: placating pink, carousing cream, Rabelaisian russet, gillaroo green, scalene scarlet and mousey mauve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Your eyes, your eyes, ‘neath your eyes…’ ‘Pamelai, Pamelai, everybody bird!’ ‘No-one dig a pie like these girl.’ ‘Blink!… … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy, items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the Cha Cha. Come on Stella, let’s Cha Cha round the kitchen! Oops! Mind that pan of offal simmering on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 351. I’m sorry I’m late, … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for Euros to become smug, Yuan to become surly, Dollars to frown, and the Rouble to take up tap dancing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It’s all kinds of com-crap Seth, chill out!’ ‘Now I’m a … Continue reading

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Just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one showing off by standing on one leg on the coffee table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 350. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was practising my Masonic … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is ‘rampant’ – of a beast, rearing up to fight. When I was having my coat of arms done I wanted a ‘hamster rampant’, but the College of Heralds would have none of … Continue reading

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