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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting in the cinema reaching out to sample popcorn from other people’s tubs… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo! I get all my gates!…’ ‘It’s stars… It’s stars… It’s stars!…’ ‘I be losing my dog … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: floppy, hindmost, resorptive, turdine, hauriant, opsonic, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 407. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found robins nesting in my Steinway. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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‘A’ lies anywhere on the minor axis…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: cockatrice, orogenesis, spane, lazar, prepollence, and zounds. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4767…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Bichard Rurton and Malter Watthau. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have just been in a quandary. Quandary – what a great sounding word that is! It sounds like some sort of quiet ecclesiastical building … 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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This is not art. No. 39…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith (1892). I said, ‘I was in hopes that, if anything ever happened to me, the diary would be an endless source of … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t really be listening, but…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘armpit’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I ducked into the cafe yesterday afternoon to dry out with a cup of tea and something chocolatey – the BBC said … Continue reading

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