The watchaholic's alternative dictionary

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Micro adjustment - what men do to their trousers when their underwear is too tight but they’re on a zoom call

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Tonneau Case

The overweight wheelie bin that Mrs Chicken-McNugget has just discovered Rottenair won’t accept as carry-on luggage.
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Bel Canter - New dressage discipline introduced by the Equestrian Federation.
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Bel Panto - a children’s Christmas play, the most popular of which is Cinderella. In Cinderella the Handsome Prince’s watch tings at midnight and Cinderella runs away. Handsome Prince is too busy taking wrist shots and forgets to text Cinderella next morning to find out if she’s ok. The End.
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Hell Canto - Dante’s Inferno
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El Canto - watch-smuggling Kingpin who controls an international cartel who restrict supply in order to increase demand and street value...
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You guys are absolutely killing it today. :dielaughing:
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Caesium Section- that part of the National Physics Laboratory working on atomic clocks
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A few from the Maison de Cartier...

Ballon Bleu - distressing condition brought about by a gentleman spending too long in an ice bath.

Tank Normale - a place to keep goldfish.

Tank Française - bulk storage for cheap red vin de table.

Tank Anglaise - armour-plated Morris Marina.

Tank Americaine - Cadillac.

Cartier Crash - The inevitable result of a Tank Americaine trying to go through a 6 m thick stone wall.

Tank à Guichets - armour-plated French ticket office

Tank Asymmétrique - what happens when Italian mechanics repair a Cartier Crash.
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Big Bang - the start of the universe, where time came into existence. 13.8 billion years to get to +/- 20spd. And ugly watches...
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Ghost date position:
Waiting under the clock at Waterloo station for your latest tinder date to show.

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Brief encounter:
Unboxing your latest watch, only to find that it has to be returned due to an obvious defect.

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The Great Escapement - quality time away from the visiting relatives at Christmas to watch a favourite film and admire your new watch.
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IWC Portofino - The latest addition to Apple’s range of smart connected sanitary appliances. Pairs effortlessly with your iPhone or Apple Watch, and comes equipped with an enhanced movement tracker.
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