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 n.— «The guild was pointing out how soon television might grind to a halt, including shows like Saturday Night Live (almost immediately) and what the trades call “gabbers,” like the Letterman show (the host was a union loyalist in a previous strike and is the likely bellwether for the response of other talk show hosts to a strike.)» —“Hollywood Deal: Strike Watch: Halloween Impasse” by Fred Schruers Portfolio Oct. 31, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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