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New for this week:

Dry Marshal - teetotal lawman, y’all hear?
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Flagrant: An ongoing debate on whether two flags is sufficient in terms of branding on a dial, or whether the name of an ex employee/partner should be displayed at the the 9 or 12 position.

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Moonswatch : small squares of coloured material used by NASA to decide what colour space suit astronauts will wear on their next mission
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:lol: :lol:

Lederhausen - boxes for strap storage, popularly sold during October festivals
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Aqua Terra: That feeling - "Is that water I see on the inside of the glass; yikes, I thought it was good for 200mtrs!"

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^^ Very good :lol:

Watch Battery - Indiscriminate physical abuse of a watch being worn in innapropriate conditions
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Skeleton dial : the result of trying to get through to your gas provider’s helpline to request assistance with the size of your bill
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Jubilee bracelet : what the Queen is wearing on her Rolex this week
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missF wrote: Tue May 31, 2022 12:04 pm Jubilee bracelet : what the Queen is wearing on her Rolex this week
:dielaughing: Bet she ain't!
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Air-King: In the UK the next in line to ascend the throne after the passing of HRH Elizabeth II, that's Charlie to you and me.

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Speake-Marin - Mode of oral delivery commonly favoured by actors cast as pirates in Hollywood movies.
Ah-ha-haaar, me ‘earties. We be a-sailin’ on the noon toide. Trim the fores’l, sploice the mainbrace, and break out the grog!
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Jet Lag - a sleep-wake disorder that occurs several days prior to travel due to inability to decide which watch(es) to take.
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Breitling: Every school has one. That kid that has Oxbridge or Ivy League written all over them. Brain the size of a planet.

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Waiting list: After waiting so long for your stainless steel sports watch, from you know who, you may find that your ability to stand up straight has suffered. Medically speaking you are suffering from a waiting list. Effects can be diminished by thinking about future resale values.

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Chopard: A rallying cry given out by teams of lumberjacks working in the field. As in,"Chopard or go home..."

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