The watchaholic's alternative dictionary

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Onion crown: A very dry patch on the top of the head that really needs attention, leading to itchy, flaky scalp.

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Tank - get drunk to celebrate the arrival of your high end timepiece
watching you fail in your quest for a “one watch” has been great entertainment
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Flyback second hand - return from your holiday by Ryanair
watching you fail in your quest for a “one watch” has been great entertainment
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missF wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:50 am Tortoise is racing! :lol: :clap:
:lol: V. good!

.... you're right, better get back to "slow and steady"..
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:55 am
missF wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:50 am Tortoise is racing! :lol: :clap:
Yeah, and duplicating! He needs to read the earlier pages. :lol:
But surely just a methodical examination of the topic sir? :lol:
.. I can't resist when I've got a theme going..
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Ordy Mars Pig Wet - what Stan-loy is thinking of getting from that watch shop in Benny-dorm.


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rkovars wrote: Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:41 pm Spring Bar - Outdoor drinking establishment closed in the winter.
Cocktail Time - Happy Hour at the Spring Bar. Sometimes followed by Jumping Hour afterwards.
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Indiglo - Red-faced flush of righteous indignation when embarrassed by something watch related.

Swatch - A watch provided as a sample of a particular colour-way combination.

Role-X - Elon Musk's latest business venture to create a watch for the expedition to Mars.

Crystal Palace - Mod supplies super-shop.
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Ivor Biggun - small person with 6 inch matchstick wrists who claims that anything less than 44 mm looks like a kid’s watch on him, yet whose wrist shots always show the lugs overhanging by 5 mm at both ends.
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Hamilton: A smash hit Broadway musical often confused with an American watch brand that produces generic timepieces for farmers.

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North Flag: A permanent state of male sexual arousal - see priapism.

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:50 pm
Crown-guards - Beefeaters
Ahh, spotted it ... my apologies. :oops:
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Sealander - the much anticipated new amphibious vehicle from Land Rover, of which several pre-release images have been traded among the unscrupulous.
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Diver's Extension - Direct phone line to the Submariner's AD.
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Destro - country and western singer who doubles as a magician; works mainly on cheap cruise ships.
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