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This is not art – No. 25…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word naturalistically – it has far too many syllables in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… this morning I was torn between calling this photograph This is Not Art … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Yoddity?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, as bald as two coots. (Coot) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘Y’. This is the final one of these dear reader, I have now done … Continue reading

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Just some short but quite pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: thrum, thropple, throstle, throe, thristle, thremmatology, and zufolo. 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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Messing with letters – the great Blocksmith failure…

But first, Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for Sterling to be suspended and in the interim rashers of bacon will be used as banknotes and dried figs as coins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Utrage?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s 16th c. English expletive is Gerry gan the ruffian clye thee!… and no, I have no idea what it means, even my little book of oaths where I found it didn’t explain it. It sounds … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Yacinth?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s lecture will be on Millikan’s Oil Drop Experiment of 1909. (M.O.D.E.) Phones switched off please. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘H’. Yes, it does look like a poem doesn’t it? But … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Ethings…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a whisper in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘E’. Yes, it does look like a poem doesn’t it? But no, it isn’t … Continue reading

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