I do not object to people looking at their watches when I am speaking. But I strongly object when they start shaking them to make certain they are still going.

William Norman Birkett (1883-1962) British barrister, judge, politician, preacher [Lord Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett]
In The Observer (30 Oct 1960)

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