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Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gambolling, chasmogamic, patrilocal, tympaniform, elytriform, caliginous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 361. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was pestered by lots of autograph hunters. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of an old light bulb popping out in an empty house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kerosene wall fly, I wish you high.’ ‘Whoo-oo-oo… Whoo-oo-oo…’ ‘Bernie, you are the … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 39…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: festering, matutinal, psammophilous, spondylous, wambly, and gargantuan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s have a splash of colour this Northern Hemisphere frosty January morning! Here’s one of my bright spatter paintings for us … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bunkum beige, ratatouille red, yawl yellow, operatic orange, blister black, and topographical turquoise. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Open up your melody to me!’ ‘Such a beautiful wade, du du du du du…’ ‘When you find out … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – You biscuit bastard!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 357. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to carefully adjust my line of perspective. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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Well, that’s about it for the UK City of Culture then…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old-style expletive is Blast! It is probably naval in origin, Blast my timbers!, Blast my eyes!, etc. It sounds very tame these days, but it was once so frowned upon as to have euphemisms replace … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Spring in Fialta (First version in Russian 1931): I had come on the Capparabella express, which, with that reckless gusto peculiar to trains in mountainous country, had done … Continue reading

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