The show records for over two hours, a tiny bit of which is willy-waving and “banter” and the rest NEWS.
He tried hard to make the morning banter work with Curry, to the point that some colleagues told him to stop faking it.
And yet, despite the banter, the crux of the issue is the feasibility of it all.
1670s, origin uncertain; said by Swift to be a word from London street slang. Related: Bantered; bantering. The noun is from 1680s.