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a group of workers who work a shift from late afternoon to midnight in an industry or occupation where a day shift or a night shift is also worked
the period worked
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
US and Canadian name: swing shift
Words nearby back shift
backseat, backseat driver, backset, back shaft, backsheesh, back shift, backshore, backside, backside-front, backside-to, backsight
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