Rebecca Rideal schrijft op 25 januari 2015 (2:47 PM), before smart phones, watches pissed people off. Pepys, 1665: Childishnesse hangs upon me still that I cannot forbear carrying my watch in my hand in the coach all this afternoon, and seeing what o’clock it is one hundred times; and am apt to think with myself, how could I be so long without one; though I remember since, I had one, and found it a trouble, and resolved to carry one no more about me while I lived. So.