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Gravitational anomaly - Theoretical Physics- an unexplained phenomenon causing one's credit card to fall out of the wallet in close proximity to shiny wrist-trinkets.
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Skeleton movement - an informal kind of dance, caused by excessive intake of alcohol, whereby the body movemenets resemble that of a medical teaching skeleton dangling from a fixed point. Occurs most frequently very late at night during weekends.
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Chapter Ring - Secretive religious order of watch dealers specialising in grail watches.
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NATO Band - Military orchestra.
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Marathon - Long distance race run by military personnel. Often held in conjunction with Cyclops ! :D
missF wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 7:38 am Cyclops - military manoeuvres on push bikes
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Marathon - now known as Snickers.

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NATO - driver for Venturi Racing; Formula E.

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Bullhead - One who won't deviate from the asking price even though evidence suggests it's overpriced.
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Orient Star - guided the wise men to the Nativity.
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Orient Mako - Asian flat-pack furniture
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Tudor Grandtour- a walk round St James’s Palace


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Castellated Edge: U2 guitarist playing guitar from castle ramparts.

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Equation of time - the man-maths that justifies your next rash purchase
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Co-axial escapement - when you need conjoined arguments to successfully explain your most recent watch purchase to your significant other.
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Moonglow - The feeling that lasted most of the day after the Deputy Head gave you six of the best after assembly on a Friday morning. :( :scared:

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