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Some more Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is Naul Pewman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Just as I was noticing how many people in the TV news today had funny – well, unusual names, an old-style airmail envelope, with red, white, and blue … Continue reading

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Crush character names, free for all…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature an all-pervading drabness, with sparse gusts rattling the privet, a leaden cloud the size of the Titanic will visit all parts, and by nightfall a creeping miasma may be detected by all … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in the dark…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Austrian amber, Polish pink, Finnish fawn, Venezuelan violet, Madagascan mauve, Romanian russet, Turkish turquoise, and French Polish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We are now all in, what seems to be called, ‘UK lockdown’. Every … Continue reading

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Ah, more of those Crush names!…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s lovely fish names are: the Crevice Kelpfish, the Eelpout, the Antenna Codlet, the Flabby Whalefish, the Hamlet, the Bamboo Shark, and the Merluccid Hake. If you needed to have a fish avatar, which of these … Continue reading

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Doom with vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Elephant in the room is the one doing the easy crossword puzzle in last week’s copy of What’s On TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I nipped into the supermarket in Dulltown city centre yesterday just to grab a … Continue reading

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Oh look, some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s vole is the one trotting through town carrying a very small ukulele case. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What the hell was that clattering noise, coming from the front of the house? Oh, it was just the letterbox in … Continue reading

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Just some Mayonnaise on the phone…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Navid Diven, and Kal Vilmer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t it awful when the phone rings in the middle of the night, in the middle of the long quiet hours of the early morning? … Continue reading

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Crush names! Free!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a bull, the God Apis. His cult centre is Memphis and his role is the manifestation of Ptah. (Apis) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, that Veronica Crush (writer from the … Continue reading

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Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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Ah, more of those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Melen Hirren and Hom Tanks. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of people with odd names, I had an email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Lord Lyon King of Arms – the chief herald in Scotland. (L L K of A) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Ah, those super Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather nice name for a fish is – the smelt. (smelt) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Veronica Crush (writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree surgeon and heir … Continue reading

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The surprising Doom coincidence…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s little quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Tyrants Destroyed (1938): But, believe it or not, he impressed people with his mediocrity as others do with their talent. This could be applied to many of … Continue reading

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Doom in a sandwich…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: burnt burgundy, leaping lemon, reckless russet, manky mauve, bottle blue, fabulous fawn and godforsaken green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Thursday, yes, yesterday afternoon it was, in the middle of town, near the still fenced-off … Continue reading

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