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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bathorse, bateleur, basipetal, bathmism, battology, and fozy. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Can you drive a bus?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story, The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: It was a wild, tempestuous night, towards the close of November. Holmes and I sat together in silence … Continue reading

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Stylish in the eighties…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the journalist besieged in his home by gangs of celebrities. Oh, how we chortled in the backs of our limousines… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another of my old-style, black and white, … Continue reading

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A quick cig. in the churchyard…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘guige’ – a strap to hold a shield when not in use. Actually I don’t take my shield out with me any more, well, not since I broke my guige. (By the … Continue reading

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Here, have you ever tried this?

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured dance is the ‘cakewalk’ – a nice prancing stage dance with a backward tilt. Oh be careful Veronica, you almost knocked the table lamp over… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Of course, religion is a bit like smoking… … Continue reading

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