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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just three days left!): Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ribald, amitotic, penthemimeral, spoffish, Zaporogian, nullifidian, and bamboozled. (Click?) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 435. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a problem … Continue reading

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No, no, this isn’t surrealism…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left to go!): Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a porcupine – it does sharpen pencils really well, but is rather difficult to hold in the hand comfortably. … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just a few days left!): Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read a couple of months ago. Dreyer started to dance with one of the pretty sisters, and … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only one week to go!): Today’s confused film star is Pidney Soitier. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Thaty, thaty, thaty!’ ‘Carundles, and one weep at a time.’ ‘An easy Jesus, yes!…’ ‘Let go, and then continue to bounce John.’ … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s your new lino print then Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s interesting fish names are: the Yellowtail Amberjack, the Slipmouth, the Tubeshoulder, the Pineapplefish, the Opah, and the Handfish. If you were dining in a posh restaurant and wanted to … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days to go!): Today’s fruit, having body image issues, and has started a course of exercises at the local gym, is the pomegranate. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Geoff Bummage was taking an evening walk with … Continue reading

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Is it worth waiting for a bus then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe. (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s dictionary words are: magniloquent, wampish, zwanziger, lucarne, delphin, and attemper. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast … Continue reading

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