“So I tied an onion to my belt –

which was the style at the time.” – a quote from Grandpa Simpson.

Where you might think, is the connection between an onion and time?  Well, in the olden times when watches were still carried on fob chains and were rather bigger and usually round, they were called Zwiebel (“onion”)  in our region, or rather, in dialect: Zwiwwel

#5 for December squares: time.  More timely photos can be found here.

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