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Mail Art Postcard No. 4597…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to purr when you stroke them and for loose coins to become warm in the trouser pocket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Mr World…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Well it all went … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4478…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather innocuous expletive is ‘By giggery!’ – yes, another wishy-washy Victorian oath where the utterer, in his heart, really wants to say ‘By Jesus!’, but can’t quite manage to get the word out… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4628…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quote is from his novel The High Window (1943): He leaned back in his chair with the smile of a bored aristocrat. ‘All set?’ I inquired. ‘Pulse and respiration normal? You wouldn’t like … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4609…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Estipite: A type of pilaster tapering towards the base, extensively used in Spanish post-Renaissance architecture. I had some estipite pilasters in my posh withdrawing room, but I didn’t get on with all … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4564…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘preternatural’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello?… Yes?… Oh, right… No, no, I really am sorry Your Majesty… No… I didn’t mean any disrespect, well perhaps just a little bit, and… No, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4507…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: amice, harl, perscrutation, teleseme, placket, and hedyphane. 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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Mail Art Postcard No. 4461…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature raspberry skies, hailstones shaped like tetrahedra, tubular clouds, and big birds in little raincoats. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, really, it is amazing… and it’s true too!… No, no, I jest, this is just another … Continue reading

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