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Daylight robbery blatant and unfair overcharging (the implication is that it is the equivalent of theft that would be carried out under cover of darkness).

daylight saving the achieving of longer evening daylight, especially in summer, by setting the clocks an hour ahead of the standard time; the originator of the system was the English builder William Willett (1865–1915). The first Daylight Saving Bill was introduced into the House of Commons in the following March, but did not become law until (as a wartime measure) 1916.


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