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strapline wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:19 pm Jumping Hour: That time of the night when you've been fortunate enough to luck in with your other half.
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Orange Monster - the guy who puts fake tan all-over
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Greensleeves - The result of wearing a bronze watch in July - and it serves you right! :D
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watch forum - over-regular meetings of enablers anonymous
watching you fail in your quest for a “one watch” has been great entertainment
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thermomodadenial - a curious state of being seemingly oblivious to ambient temperature combined with sartorial inelegance that results from rolling your sleeves up to show off the watch you just bought
watching you fail in your quest for a “one watch” has been great entertainment
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missF wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:49 pm thermomodadenial - a curious state of being seemingly oblivious to ambient temperature combined with sartorial inelegance that results from rolling your sleeves up to show off the watch you just bought
Only you could coin a word that almost had Momo AND Dada in it!
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^^ :lol: It's fun stringing long words together - it's possible I was german in a previous life :D
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missF wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:52 pm ^^ :lol: It's fun stringing long words together - it's possible I was german in a previous life :D
Or you just had a bad case of Tauristercologiosis
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:crazy: :lol: (I got you now!)
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missF wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:59 pm:crazy:
Taurus = bull (Latin)
Stercus = dung (Latin)
Logos = word (Greek)

Posh word wot I made up for talking Bull****! :D
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28,800bph - optimum speed for trance-inducing drum and bass music
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^^^Ford Fiesta Music!

Scaphandrichromomendacity - Pretending you like colourful dive watches so people will think you're cool.
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missF wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:49 pm thermomodadenial - a curious state of being seemingly oblivious to ambient temperature combined with sartorial inelegance that results from rolling your sleeves up to show off the watch you just bought
Culinarihorology - the habit of celebrity chefs to wear expensive watches since they have their sleeves rolled up the whole time
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Pedispherical ostentation - Wearing a Hublot because you're a footballer.
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ambidexteranxiety - the feeling of discombobulation when you break your left wrist and have to wear your watch on the right for 6 weeks
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Superluminova- The much-lauded and arguably one of the brightest observable astronomical events usually fading disappointingly quickly.

Biannual Solar Lazarus Miracle- The twice yearly event where unused and expired solar powered watches are put on the window sill for a few days to recharge, thus breathing life into them to last another six months in total darkness.
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