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One for the weekend...

Fifty fathoms: The act of giving something endless thought only to realise that you are no clearer on the matter. In fact what's in question, it would appear, is more than you can fathom.

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Zenith : getting the call from your AD on the day you pick up your Ferrari from the dealer, then walking in to your new chief executive job - and somebody says ‘hey, great watch, you’re looking powerful today’...
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That's a lot of sucking up, @MissF. Just like in Pretty Woman. You (should) get that when you spend an obscene amount of money. :D
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Tudor Ranger: Kind of like the Lone Ranger but different. Wears a ruff, lots of garish crushed velvet and buckled shoes. Has a horse and a man servant called page.

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Dark Side of the Moon -
  • (2) 8th studio album by Pink Floyd released in 1973.
  • (3) The overzealous reprimands by the headteacher after the hilarity of what you did from the rear window of the school bus.
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Tudor Glamour Double Date - An unfortunate scheduling conflict which has resulted in both Elizabeth of York and Bess of Hardwick expecting the same evening's entertainment at the Globe.
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Fears: I've been on that Rolex waiting list for well over two years. Please God tell me that that assistant took down my details correctly.

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Event Horizon - the boundary point whereupon the owner's eye is inescapably drawn to the vacant hole in the watch box and which will ultimately draw in matter to restore equilibrium.
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Diver's extension:An add on to an existing property with the facility to fill cylinders and, in the more expensive developments, includes a hyperbaric chamber.

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Imposter Syndrome - An unfounded sense of unworthiness when making eye contact with doorman of an up-market watch shop just to ask for a catalogue.
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Microbrand-

(1)- definition (1)
(2)- Tool employed by South American guinea pig gauchos to mark their herds roaming the Patagonias.
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Sandwich dial - phoning out for some ham and cheese between two slices of white bread...
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Baton hands- the digital appendages that conductors hold their wavy sticks in
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Enamel dial - talking to god on the white telephone...
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Cross hairs - disgruntled lagomorphs
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