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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s demonstration of media people’s ignorance of science is BBC TV covering the solar eclipse last night and having one of their interviewees with a picture of a lunar eclipse behind him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Spring a back … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – He was as happy as two sandboys… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘No, I think it is plom David…’ ‘It was a non-G bear?’ ‘Join in a while with a leading heart!’ ‘Eye-vade, eye-vade, … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very nice insect is the Pantaloon Bee. (PB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s the fragrance for him! – when my IBS flares up – a blocked nose? – it’s our half-price sleep event – relief from constipation? – … 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 ancient dagger dropped onto a stone sarcophagus down in the Stygian crypt… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I wonder wide, I wonder wider…’ ‘Now girl, I’m not … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Aflabby?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s migrant waders are: the Oriental Pratincole, the Glossy Ibis, the Black Winged Stilt, the Collared Pratincole, and Temminck’s Stint. (Wader) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘A’. Yes, it does … Continue reading

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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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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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