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Stna Cruisers and Sonic Vibrators…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: fainéant, lummy, lucifugous, fusiform, and snotty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on everyone! Let’s – ‘Walk Through To-morrow’! It’s another 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger Book, from my modest collection… Hey! but hang … Continue reading

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No radio!… No stellavision!…

But first… Today’s fine expletive is ‘cat’s nouns!’ – a 17th century corruption of ‘God’s wounds’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, another Badger Book! A British pulp science fiction novel from the early 1960s by good old Karl Zeigfreid, one of the many … Continue reading

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“He drove over in his could revolve…”

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s early lesser known piece ‘The Rite of Autumn’. (I.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I’m afraid it’s ‘Perilous Galaxy’, a British pulp science fiction paperback novel from the early 1960s, … Continue reading

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Slithering, slobbering, and voluptuous…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: ‘unilocular’, ‘platband’, ‘hamular’, ‘contango’, and ‘saxicavous’. Please look these words up and try to use them in conversation today, marks will be awarded for pronunciation and good diction. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What the … Continue reading

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Zardos sat sneering…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: flanconade, pygostyle, godroon, cranreuch, and quillet. I would like you to look these words up and slip them into conversation today – marks will be awarded for diction. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, my … Continue reading

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Intrigue of nightmare quality…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual first name is ‘Demelza’ (female) – a Cornish place name used in modern times as a first name. It originally referred to a hill-fort. It first occurs in the 1950s. ‘Demelza, do you happen … Continue reading

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He stroked his brown beard in the darkness…

But first… Dulltown., Europe: Today’s unusual first name is Lavon (male or female) – mainly US, a ‘made up’ name once popular with the Mormons. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, another ‘Badger Book’ from my modest collection of British pulp Science fiction and … Continue reading

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