Tag Archives: transportation

The bike turned upside down…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the bottom of an oldĀ  squashed euphonium case by the refuse bins at the back of the Royal Albert Hall. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Synthetic…’ ‘Pardon?’ ‘Synthetic.’ ‘Well, I … Continue reading

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Excuse me, can I interest you in a nice pair of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: foetid, windring, quotidian, facinorous, jugate, ratiocinative, and paunchy. My heavy old dictionary says that one of these words comes from W. Shakespeare, can you guess which one it is? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Generally, … Continue reading

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Smile please!… Click!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave: Dreyer noisily folded his newspaper as if wrapping a bird in it and said: ‘Let’s go for a walk, eh? What do you say?’ … Continue reading

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If I had a van, I’d have one of those on it!…

ButĀ  first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crepuscular, spodomantic, infundibular, chasmogamic, homaloidal, scolopaceous, and tipsy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today dear reader, I thought that we would have a peep into that big heavy (they used good quality paper back in … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s show-off acrobat is the one going up the stairs on the bus upside down. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Old tubes, end of my love, spot is clean now!’ ‘I light my walls two by two.’ ‘No girl, I’ll … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: absterge, magister, perradius, Midgard, spondee, urial and etiolate. 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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Mayonaise and toothpaste…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: tennis turquoise, billiards brown, rugby russet, triathlon taupe, cycling cyan, polo purple, and of course golf green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was just after midnight last night, I was cleaning my teeth in … Continue reading

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