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sanitation worker

This page is about the euphemism sanitation worker

Meaning: garbage or rubbish collector

For example:

  • Other kids teased us because our dad was a sanitation worker.

  • Sanitation workers make extra cash by selling all the good stuff people throw away.

Quick Quiz:

A sanitation worker's job is to

a. buy and sell garbage and rubbish

b. collect household garbage

c. rubbish lots of people

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Contributor: Matt Errey