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Re: donorships

<<On Sun, 6 Aug 2000 07:32:12 -0400 (EDT), Scott Saloway <saloway@bu.edu> said:

> Well, that's legal. The FCC defines a commercial as an announcement that
> includes product comparison, price information, and/or call to
> action.

In other words, the FCC defines ``commercial'' as something other than
what native English speakers do.  What a shock!  Live coverage at 11!

(By the FCC's definition, most of the commercials which run during the
commercial networks' Sunday-morning talk shows aren't.)