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ad lib
used in Do You Speak American?

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  • Another factor is twenty-four-hour news on cable TV and radio, where much of the reporting is done ad lib, making acceptable the values of spoken language, discursive and colloquial, an intellectual exercise different from that demanded in written reportage.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (76% in)

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