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Well scalded with milk and dipped in monkey soap powder…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one dominating the night club dance floor with her flamboyant style. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Our doorway into the past smells a little bit fusty. This is because it is a battered well-thumbed old hardback … Continue reading

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Some ground coffee on a fire shovel previously heated…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: porous, zoetic, zeugmatic, opisthographic, campylotropous, knaggy, and ribald. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Speaking of odd words, I’m in the mood for delving today. Shall we delve together dear reader? Ah, but what shall we … Continue reading

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A box will suffice to keep a man’s head out of water…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Albert Einstein sharing a pomegranate in Central Park in 1952. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is there anything you’d like to look up dear reader? I have … Continue reading

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The feet moist, and the wattles bright red…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a woman with a lance, axe, and shield, the goddess Anat. Her association is with war. (Anat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s about eight-inches by five-and-a-half, and about an inch-and-a-quarter … Continue reading

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Spread over the ham, tongue, &c., with a feather…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Nuck Chorris and East Clintwood. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Eh?.. What?… What year is it?… Oh, yes it’s 1934… Well no, but let’s pretend. All we need do is open up that scruffy old … Continue reading

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The wires may be passed through the fire to burn off the flies…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s simple, easily missed typing error is, East Yorkshite. (EY) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! You like period dramas don’t you? Let’s get strapped into my new time machine and go back to visit Britain in the 1930s. … Continue reading

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Sugar of lead with two grains of opium please…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word brackish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again, visiting that strange world of Britain back in the 1930s. If you had a bit of money back then, … Continue reading

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