Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

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Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?
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Old 08-22-2019, 12:14 PM
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Default Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

If you were in a line and the line was moving too fast, why does ‘slow down’ and ‘slow up’ mean the same thing? The line is moving in one direction, but is it up or down?
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Old 08-22-2019, 01:10 PM
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Yeah, and why do we park on driveways and drive on parkways!!!! Mysteries of the 21st Century!
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Let me think about this for a minute.
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Why does your nose run but your feet smell?
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Why does your nose run but your feet smell?
You are built upside down
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Why, outside of maybe a couple of deserved states, is it inaccurately called...a 'tooth' brush?
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Who watches a watch?
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