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Air conditioning: Coming round to liking the Air-King over a lengthy period of time.

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Swiss Maid - A tragic autocorrect spelling error which resulted in a tribute to stereotyped milking ladies.
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High tide: A recycled plastic strap bought at full RRP.

Low tide: A recycled plastic strap, reduced, that pops up on the clearance page.

Tide mark: An unsightly mark...left by a recycled plastic strap.

Tidal exchange: Swapping out that recycled plastic strap for something more comfortable.

Good tidings: Complimentary customer reviews of recycled plastic straps.

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^^^

Spring Tide : a recycled plastic elastic strap.

Neap Tide : a strap made from recycled root vegetables **

** Last time we had a long debate on this!
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Greyhound - a dog sold outwith the authorised breeder’s network of kennels. Usually sold with no guarantee from the breeder that there won’t be accidents on the carpet
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Lume in essence: When you try to explain to your non watch friends what the glowy bits are and how us watch nerds get all excited by it.

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Submariner - a person employing many tactics to never get wet.
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Waffle dial - phoning your mum to go on and on for hours about inconsequential things
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Champagne dial - phoning your mum to tell her you’re getting married/ having a baby/ buying a new watch...
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Skelington Watch - an openwork timepiece marketed towards 5 year-olds.
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Foolproof: That holiday wrist shot of you by the sea. Wearing your new 600m diver. With the crown fully open. Muppet!

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Hypocupremia - medical term for a copper deficiency, often treated by cutaneous application of a bronze timepiece.
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Mystery dial - I got the call from my AD but I might not get the Rolex I requested...
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Mission Timer: A watch with a bezel typically used for timing your pasta cooking, how much time remains on your parking ticket or how long you've been walking the dog. Black ops stuff really!

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Jaxa Wrench - tool used by a medical specialist to aid inspection of the lower intestinal tract.

Fifth Dimension - the final resting place of that tiny bracelet link screw after it has skidded across the desk while fiddling with your new watch during the teams call.
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