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Mayonnaise and Doom food…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: pug purple, ruined red, yawl yellow, bummock blue, gallows grey, and oops orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The post person was ringing my bell and banging on my front door this morning at the crack of … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise down the alley…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to go into town with sticking plasters on your nose and over each eyebrow, just as a conversation starter. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The evening was dark, and it was bucketing down with big rain; I … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the steps…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, a woman in the guise of a panther is the Goddess Mafdet; her role is protector against snakes and scorpions. (Mafdet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Sunday evening, I was walking in a light … 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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Mayonnaise on the streets…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is wind-brace – in a roof, a short, usually arched, brace connecting the purlin with the principal rafter and the wall plate, and fixed against the rafters. Good, I’m glad we have that … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the street…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured fruit is the haughty pineapple lording it over the Golden Delicious in the fruit bowl in the sitting room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I happened to bump into Tony Mayonnaise, poet from the glory days of the … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise at the bus window…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Victorian expletive is ‘By Jerry!’ – an obvious euphemism for ‘By Jesus!’, but then, those Victorians were like that. Perhaps it will come back into fashion now that rather fine chap Jeremy Corbyn is leader … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise over the speakers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: voluble, rancid, metronymic, strobic, marcescent, and ruddy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don’t usually read the local newspaper, it is always dumbed down and depressing, but I did buy a copy of it the … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and the Americano…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature clouds like the snowy heads of old gentlemen, suspended aerial droplets the size of duck eggs, circular gusts of bright blue wind, and thick cut marmalade available in the sky towards evening. … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the stage…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Complex Quartering. Quartering is the joining of several different coats of arms on one shield; complex quartering is where lots of coats of arms build up on a single shield and it … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in the night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting on about his recent holiday in Zambia. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, anyway, at 3.30 this morning the phone rang; I knew it would be bad news. Yes, a drunken … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise with sticks…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a hint of sunshine. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I generally don’t like ‘middle of the road’, ‘nice’ music. I tend to be drawn to music that has a bit … Continue reading

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Stella and the approaching footstep…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is gordelpus! – a Victorian Cockney oath (the stress is on the ‘elp’) – a nice corruption of ‘God help us’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘The Approaching Footstep’ (2010), after Thomas Brooks (1818 – 1891), charcoal on … Continue reading

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Victoria and Mayonnaise…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘addorsed’ – of beasts back to back. (Beasts) I used to have a couple addorsed chimps on my shield, but I had them removed, they looked too silly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I generally don’t … Continue reading

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Cool Doom in the night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: cream, beige, cream, beige, cream, violet, cream, beige, cream, and beige. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When the phone rang and woke me at 2:49 am I suspected that it could be either one of those two … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and the tiny pens…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: keeshond, kemple, kerseymere, keddah, killut, and bilboes. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Mrs Mouldie (Professor Mouldie is apparently staying in a monastery for … Continue reading

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Loud Mayonnaise…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: degras, deglutition, dehisce, deiparious, dejeune, and wagenboom. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the train…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘meme’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday afternoon I was heading towards the Dulltown shopping centre walking past the entrance to the railway station when Tony Mayonnaise, poet from … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the letter ‘g’ in the word paradigm. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was middle of the afternoon, I was sitting at the front on the upper deck of the bus on my way … Continue reading

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Doom in the small hours…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘punning arms’ – the same as ‘canting of arms’. (C of A) I once had my arms canted, but I found it really uncomfortable and had them changed back again. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When … Continue reading

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