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Car Rant… Car Rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a combination lock being twirled on a steel strongroom door in an echoing concrete-lined underground vault. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dave’s Car Rant. Part one: I had … Continue reading

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The Five Pound Note…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Look out! Here comes the hot tea!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, The Five Pound Note – not very much like Mark Twain’s short story … Continue reading

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Just one or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quote is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: (A C of D) On the river the freighters gliding through the lifting mist bellowed at one another, the sound of their … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s amusing expletive is ‘Ye Gods and little blue fishes!’ – a mysterious oath, but the inclusion of the word ‘blue’, due to the sound of its first three letters, may be a reference to that … Continue reading

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N2 and NaCl…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumbling, filching, ringent, rinthereout, jugal, cringing, and buttered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey…’ ‘What?’ ‘Did you know that the atmosphere is full of nitrogen?’ ‘Oh no! That’s terrible!…’ ‘I know…’ ‘How the hell did … Continue reading

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Hey, did you see Hugh Laurie in town?…

But fist… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one playing a rowdy game of snooker with a drunken hippopotamus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am going to apologise right now, here at the start of this post. This is all … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: handjar, hanch, hamshackle, hamose, handy-dandy, hanuman, and zorgite. 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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