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talk radio

a radio format featuring talk shows and listener call-ins.
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First recorded in 1985-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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talk radio

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Radio programs on which callers speak with a ''host'': QVC is talk radio taken to its most shallow, most comforting limits

[1985+; talk show is found by 1965]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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