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That’s right Joe! Punch him!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the Bleak, the Bronze Corydoras, the Climbing Perch, the Dottyback, the Elastmobranch, and the Hickory Shad. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> “Take that, you squarehead!” Goodness me, what’s all this? Well, it’s just a nicely … Continue reading

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Shirley ruins a very nice drawing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sudden hiss of a snake in the undergrowth… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, goody! It’s nearly Christmas annual time! Just a few days to go!… So, how about a … Continue reading

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A Strategy Change…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Codsfish!’ – 17th century – a corruption of ‘God’s flesh’, but at the same time it might have a possible allusion to that popular fashion accessory, the codpiece. (codpiece) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I hear that … Continue reading

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Jigsaws and shelling…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘fianchetto’ – a chess move – the early movement of a knight’s pawn to develop a bishop on a long diagonal. I once met a bishop who had been developed on a … Continue reading

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Problems with the bronze 303s….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of the dust burning off the elements of a little-used electric heater. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In Paragon Square, in the centre of Hull UK, there is a war memorial, a cenotaph, to remember and … Continue reading

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More brutality and stupidity…

Early the other morning, as I drifted up out of the land of dreams, and my bedside radio alarm clicked on to let me listen to the BBC World Service news programme, I was treated to the information that in … Continue reading

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