The watchaholic's alternative dictionary

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Swiss lever escapement - Swiss national trying to leave the watch business and seek employment elsewhere.
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Daytona: Should be used after the morning cleanse. Leaves the skin plump and vibrant, ready to take on the day.

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Escape wheels - Mercedes-Benz S Class
watching you fail in your quest for a “one watch” has been great entertainment
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Gear train - locomotive that distributes high street fashion wear around the country
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Chronograph - Gantt Chart used for plotting watch usage / wrist time.

Crown Guard - Beefeater.

Buckle - Sudden deformation at the knees caused by the receipt of the Customs/Import Duty invoice.

Rotation Drama - Dizziness.
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Pilot Watch - First watch of its type introduced to the market.

Sundial - Phone call to male child.

Sunburst Dial - male child starting to cry on the phone.

Chronometer Specs - high magnification glasses used to examine minute details of watch design.

Regulated Movement - Bowel motions at the same time every day.

Chronometer Grade Movement - Bowel motions at the same time every day +/- 4 sec !
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Montblanc - Expensive white wine from a mountainous region in Europe.
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Blancpain - French term for nerve block / analgesia.
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Rolex -A bit part for the Actor

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CAPOS (Carpoadhesive Paparazzo-Obsessive Syndrome)

What I have got at the moment. It is a complete inability to remove a newly acquired watch from the wrist, simultaneously allied to a compulsion to take photographs of it from all angles and post them all over watch forums. :D
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^^ ^^
Not surprised with that; was doing some research in to UN last night funnily enough. Quite a brand with very interesting heritage indeed.

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Tortoise is racing! :lol: :clap:
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Super Compressor: A morbidly obese individual trying out mattresses in a bed centre.

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