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All Things Trashpo

This is a place to explore all things trashpo (Trash Poetry)and found objects.  Trashpo is 1) economical 2) environmentally responsible and 3) challenging. It's a great way to repurpose all the trash that our planet is buried in!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/706383319419704/867342513323783/
Location: the dumpster, junkyard, waste basket, landfill
Members: 156
Latest Activity: on Monday

Quote from DKult Member Meeah Williams

"If trashpo has taught me anything its that every windblown street corner and cyclone fence is a veritable Dick Blick of free art materials."

Discussion Forum

The TrashPo Litzer Prize - Landfill of Fame

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jul 10. 420 Replies

Mail-artists are making astonishing breakthroughs in Trashpo, and…Continue

LIFE SUGGESTION BOX

Started by DKULT. Last reply by Nancy Bell Scott May 26. 2 Replies

ongoing collaborative art project please leave your comments all suggestions virtual and in person will be placed in the suggestion box for a later showing…Continue

Official Trashpo Handbook & DKult Directory

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by DKULT Apr 27. 9 Replies

OFFICIAL TRASHPO HANDBOOK & DKULT DIRECTORY(This document is always under construction. Your comments and contributions are welcome! Just leave a message/pics in the comment stream, and I will update.)Aesthetic Trashbook - (see Trashbook) Angie…Continue

About Junk Drawers

Started by Dan Mouer. Last reply by Tomoe N Feb 9. 36 Replies

Not that kind of junk and not thse kinds of drawers... Hey, we all have them. I have several. They are veritable trasher troves of useless and useful-but-forgotten stuff. Papers, letters from lost lovers, dried up fountain pens, church attendance…Continue

DKULT KookbooK.

Started by DKULT. Last reply by DKULT Dec 14, 2014. 12 Replies

Please post your recipes for inclusion in the first and last ever Dkult KookBook!! This has been a long time coming since the pre_Dkult days of DKatering. We have certainly come a long way!here is the cover!!!…Continue

Tags: cookbook, dkult

trash-po trans-po tation

Started by Lucky Pierre. Last reply by DKULT Jul 11, 2014. 4 Replies

somewhere in LA in an underground garage...

Restroom News

Started by Holly Cooper. Last reply by DKULT Apr 25, 2014. 66 Replies

Ya'll I haven't done any mail art lately as I just can seem to find the creativity for it. I've been in a long derth. But I do collect some odd bits of paper that I enjoy. I am an educational consultant and visit schools. Here's a great news sheet I…Continue

What the hell is DKult?

Started by DKULT. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jan 18, 2013. 28 Replies

DKult was originated by DeVillo Sloan-- a Kult comprised of my 'fans' ---DKulters. He was the only one at the time and possibly even now.   But It has evolved into a friendly neighborhood Kult devoted to the worship of trash and  the creation of…Continue

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on Monday

from the top of my head I think over egged could mean to have too many good things, like a good cake with lots of eggs?  or could mean too rich and sick making?

Comment by DKULT on Sunday
Clearly Rebecca is harboring fugitives at a chicken farm
Comment by De Villo Sloan on Sunday

(corrected typos)

That is spectacular, Martha. Many thanks. This will help those who are fortunate enough to receive Rebecca's art and messages. Usually she has checked in here by now.

I went back and re-read her last letter to me. She wrote, "I have over-egged my life." So shoot the messenger on that one. I made an error.

Again, tremendous explication.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on Sunday
Sorry about the confusion of Maine with Canada but you have to admit, there are a lot of states in the States, too many for my little brain.
I googled bothy . It si a scottish term. How could I know it? I am not even English, which may be surprising considering how well I spel. i have not heard it here in the south.
To egg somebody on means in Britain to encourage but egged out i don't know and could  not find it in Google. Could it mean to be out of eggs just wehn one wants to make an omelette? There are an awful lot of expresions involving eggs, i found some rather unsavoury.
Snookered is to do with the game oj snooker, similar to your pool but has also a different meaning in the States. This term is used here frequently for stuck or frustrated. Here is the result of my research:
bothy
ˈbɒθi/
noun
noun: bothy; plural noun: bothies; noun: bothie
  1. (in Scotland) a small hut or cottage, especially one for housing farm labourers or for use as a mountain refuge.

 

snooker
ˈsnuːkə/
verb
past tense: snookered; past participle: snookered
  1. subject (oneself or one's opponent) to a snooker.
    "he potted yellow and green, and then snookered Davis on the brown"
    • British
      leave (someone) in a difficult position; thwart.
      "I managed to lose my flat keys—that was me snookered"
    • US
      trick, entice, or trap.
      "they were snookered into buying books at prices that were too high"
Comment by De Villo Sloan on Sunday

Looks good to me. Yes, Martha might want to review:

- bothy

- snookered or "in the snooker" she might have said

- egged out (not on)

I thought "bothy" could be boathouse. Martha suggests LeBecca is Canadian. No, she visits the state of Maine in the USA, which is near Canada. But I never heard any Canadian talking about being egged out to get snookered in the bothy.

Rebecca usually checks in by now. Don't know where she is.

Comment by DKULT on Sunday

egged on means being goated   i thought the bothy was something like a shed but she has her mail art hanging in it so maybe it just means a cool sounding shack as seen through mysterious mist. Snookered means bamboozled right? or getting drunk? or falling in love with Snooky? Marthan is the official language of Dkult, but I think Rebeccan has become a dialect

Comment by De Villo Sloan on Sunday

DK, I don't remember clearly. I think Rebecca said a "bothy" was some kind of tool shed or chicken shack. Does anyone from Britain or Scotland recognize that?

She also wrote of someone being in or going to the "snooker," I think. I might have that confused w/Angie Cope's dog.

She wrote to me about being "egged out" recently. I am just not familiar w. these expressions.

Comment by DKULT on Sunday

wait--Bothy isn't a know english term? I guess Rebecca really has made up her own language! she said it was like a remote boathouse or something? can't exactly remember.  Martha, sorry you had a persecution nightmare--us Dkulters are no stranger to persecution that's for sure but we sludge on

Comment by Mail Art Martha on Saturday

PS; i got in my database 70 mail artists in Britain with which at one time or another I was in contact, but as I said I have lost track now of most of them, I should search IUOMA to try and find them.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on Saturday

Rebecca tends to go to see her family in summer, somewhere in the Americas, I think Canada. I really cannot join FB, it is against my religion. the other night I had a nightmare about this, really. The Holy Trashpro was about to burn me for heretic. I woke up sitting in bed pouring over my head the glass of water I have on the night table. 

By the way, what's a bothy?

 

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