Daily Joke: The invention of digital watches

Nov 11, 2021
The Swiss Government thought digital watches would have a significant effect on their watch sales. Source: Getty Images

After the invention of digital watches, the Swiss were in quite a bind. Faced with what seemed like an existential threat to their national watch manufacturers, the Swiss Government sent out pamphlets to foreign and domestic watch owners, asking them to sign up if they were interested in buying mechanical watches as gifts or fashion statements.

Unfortunately, no one signed up. The Swiss were mystified, until they realised their mistake…

No one wants to be on a government watch list.

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