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Word

Informal; an advertisement or a set of advertisements in succession. The term is most common in broadcasting. For example, a radio announcer may say, "And now a word from our sponsors."
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The same spirituals learned in Sunday school--"Let Us Break Bread Together," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," "He's Got the Whole World in His Hand," were born when slaves, newly converted to Christianity, took words from the Bible, and turned them into religious songs and church rituals that many black churches still use today.
Through her conversations with herself she has learned the value of words: "She took words seriously to mean more or less what they said, but other people seemed to use words as signals in another code they had agreed upon" (34).
But it took words to bring home to me just how irreversibly the world's economy has changed.