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Quibbles & Bits

For the worst taste of the week, the winner is . . . the NBC sports announcer who referred to Florence Griffith Joyner as “the fastest woman of the year, and in the context of the Olympics, that’s a compliment!”

. . . Just in time for Christmas: The new NBC merchandise catalogue is out, offering such stocking-stuffers as an NBC-logo flashlight, wristwatch, Thermos, coaster set and yo-yo!

. . . Upcoming low-budgeter: “Mutant on the Bounty.”

. . . A casting sheet for an episode of CBS’ “Dirty Dancing” series describes a dancer named Delia as being “ beautiful for her age"--which is 37-39!

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