Tag Archives: WWII

Filed into a number of notches…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of President Donald J Trump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on dear reader! Let’s go back and visit the Britain of the mid 1950s. It was an interesting … Continue reading

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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: commensurability, reddendum, tonant, intervocalic, attrite, smorzando, and xzster. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Birds and similar objects…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a dog’s bark in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm… Today I think I am in the mood for gadgets. Shall we reach up to the bookshelf … Continue reading

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Cooking fat in an emergency…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the Alfred Hitchcock lookalike twins Clara and Maurice Trunker – come on in, you pair of scallywags, and sit there on the sofa next to His Grace the Archbishop… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It looks … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain. (14)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: moribund maroon, moribund maroon, lilac, orange, moribund maroon, and moribund maroon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We seem to be getting near the end of that interesting little junk shop book A Short Guide to Great Britain … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (13)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s nice adjectives are: ruddy, anharmonic, wimble, choppy, skeely, and preterhuman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, this will be my thirteenth extract from that very interesting little junk shop book A Short Guide to Great Britain; a slim volume … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (11)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s old wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me eating fish and chips in the street with John Lee Hooker in Neasden in 1978. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today, I think we might again dip into … Continue reading

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