Tag Archives: WWII

Tacked around the periphery of the completed plaque…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the continent of Australia – the boiling water is introduced via the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the tea poured out from Cairns, but this design is, in … Continue reading

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The Lion and the defaced war pages…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: lasting bitter blasts, coconut cream skies, white mountain tops, a deep orange towards dusk, and isolated random raindrops the size of duck eggs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s that old junk shop book again … Continue reading

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Straining out the last dregs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient expletive is Od’s Boddikins! – a corruption of ‘God’s body’ with the playful diminutive ‘ikins’ glued on the end – so, I suppose it means ‘God’s cute little body’ then?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This cheap old … Continue reading

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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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