v. To fire an employee.

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"Norm Macdonald is getting the last laugh. The former 'Saturday Night Live' regular is returning to guest-host the show Oct. 23—not quite two years after being canned by NBC's top-ranking program executive.

Macdonald anchored 'Weekend Update,' the show's mock newscast, for several years--until he was very publicly cashiered in the middle of the 1998-99 TV season by NBC West Coast President Don Ohlmeyer."
—Lisa de Moraes, "Norm Macdonald's Got a Date on 'Saturday Night'," The Washington Post, October 4, 1999

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