Tag Archives: Spock

Oh dear, it’s Avenger-Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a Visigoth – see if you can find the hole that you put the pencil in. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Why do we still like to watch ancient musty old … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: uppity umber, olid orange, ribald red, ghoul green, medical mauve, and ugly ultramarine. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, here we go again! On the TV we seem to have, on one channel an episode of the … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Ultimate Thule (1940): “You see,” answered Falter, “in Indochina, at the lottery drawings, the numbers are extracted by a monkey. I happen to be that monkey. Another metaphor: … Continue reading

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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: commensurability, reddendum, tonant, intervocalic, attrite, smorzando, and xzster. 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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Avenger Trek continued…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word trunnion. (T) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, where was I?… Right, yes, I was in the middle of flicking between channels on the TV, watching both an episode … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek is on the TV…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s wasp is the pleasant easy-going one who eschews stinging. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… so what’s on television this evening? Ah, there an episode of the original 1960s Star Trek on one channel, and an episode of the … Continue reading

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Kirk, Spock, and Mrs Peel…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured expletive is ‘arse!’  This is of course the same as the US ‘ass’, but the English version avoids any possible confusion between buttocks and donkeys which, for me, is a good thing – and … Continue reading

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