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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s parsnips are the sad ones in the bottom of the fridge that have gone soft and bendy, not hard and unyielding as they ought to be. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 333. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Some small but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: In a swivel chair at the desk sat an elderly party in a dark grey suit with high lapels and too many buttons down … Continue reading

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Some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s kangaroo is the one that thinks hopping looks really uncool and strolls everywhere instead. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 331. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was delayed at Area 51. A single overheard … Continue reading

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One or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word filigree. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 330. I’m sorry I’m late, but I fell asleep during my period of quiet contemplation. A single overheard … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from The Adventure of the Cardboard Box: Watson: Finding that Holmes was too absorbed for conversation I had tossed aside the barren paper, and leaning back in my chair … Continue reading

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A few more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s Aspidistra is the over-the-top exuberant lush flashy one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 327. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that someone had nailed my shoes to the floor. A single overheard remark: ‘Peter, … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: abyssal, rubbery, warted, zoppo, tapestried, invious and desquamative. I think my favourite of these must be desquamative, just for the sound of it – I must try to slip it into … Continue reading

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