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Half of an OHCC…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a falcon, the god Horus. His cult centres are Edfu, Hierakonpolis, and Behdet, and his associations are sky and kingship. (Horus) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, carrying my tray┬áI … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: wergild, impolder, Columber, Neotian, ewhow, and baldmoney. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor arrive … Continue reading

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Some words that you won’t be needing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the jewel fish, the humuhumunukunukuapua’a, the flagblenny, the cardinal tetra, and the delta smelt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning class… Today we will be thinking up and searching for words with which to … Continue reading

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A photograph with ‘meaning’?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s 1958 play A Resounding Tinkle – in this scene the character ‘author’ is discussing theatre criticism: And in this search for a meaning we have some very good allies … Continue reading

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Doom and the priest in the dim cupboard…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Dancing Men by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (Watson) I looked in amazement at the absurd hieroglyphics upon the paper. “Why, Holmes, it is a … Continue reading

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Some people seem to like spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: wishy-washy, crinal, latrant, scatophagous, goliardic, sumphish, and bruised. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I remarked a week or two ago on these pages how the number of items of spam flopping and flapping into my … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: desmid, lazzarone, telestich, prebendal, lavolt, and eccaleobion. 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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