word on the wire

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word on the wire

The information, or the version of that information, that is currently spreading from person to person, often in a particular setting, like school or work. A: "The word on the wire is that you're pregnant." B: "What? That is simply not true!" There are so many people stopping by Shelly's office because word on the wire is that she's leaving the company.
See also: on, wire, word