Word

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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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Back for a ninth series, this comedy gem, hosted by Rob Brydon, above, sees team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell, mercilessly mock each other, while celeb guests try to get a word in edgeways. Tonight, Danny Dyer tries to convince everyone of the zoo incident, comedian Joe Lycett says he calls an imaginary dog Brian to deter muggers, and Jon Richardson confesses he wet his sleeping bag while camping.
The panel was me, Sam and Ian Rush and us two Merseyside old boys couldn't get a word in edgeways with Sam in full flow.
You couldn't get a word in edgeways, she was proper on a rant."
With Irish reporters struggling to get a word in edgeways, Keane took it upon himself to intervene.
Now if he would just let them get a word in edgeways once in a while.
FRIDAY NIGHT WITH JONATHAN ROSS, BBC1, Friday, 10.40pm: Providing the entertainment tonight (if they can get a word in edgeways with Wossy) are Dame Helen Mirren and young starlet Miley Cyrus, who both have new films out.