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Doom and the vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a golf ball dropping down a hole. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One of my favourite cafes is the one on the north-east side of the square called … Continue reading

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Ecstasy, gambling, and a limb…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: mofussil, mofette, moggan, mohur, mobby, mockado, and femerell. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for rich people to be thin and healthy and poor people to be really really fat and ugly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No no, I’m not laughing at you!’ ‘You want deja?…’ ‘I paint athletics.’ … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 37…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is an Australian one – Bovril! It is a euphemism for Bullshit! – Bovril being an old-fashioned dark beefy sticky meat extract often consumed diluted in hot water as a revolting salty drink. (B) … Continue reading

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Bold Persil Fairy Lenor Jungle Rescue outshone…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me shaking hands with Her Majesty the Queen in 1962 – a second after that she kicked me in the shin for saying something untoward … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brambly, saikless, wauling, microseismic, exponible, contumacious, and stuffy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 340. I’m sorry I’m late, but an anaconda came up out of my toilet. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Worth their weight in gold…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bullish black, scatterbrain scarlet, moping mauve, pungent pink, grunting green and vulgar vermilion. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, when on a day out in the more upmarket city of Leeds, about 60 miles west … Continue reading

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