getting choices listed directly with the first TAB

$p
Display all 428 possibilities? (y or n)
$p
bash: p: command not found
$cat .inputrc 
set show-all-if-ambiguous on
$

related text:
Specifies the duration Readline will wait for a character when reading an ambiguous key sequence (one that can form a complete key sequence using the input read so far, or can take additional input to complete a longer key sequence).

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