A sound bite

Ronald Kephart (rkephart@OSPREY.UNF.EDU)
Thu, 24 Oct 1996 13:36:56 -0400

In message <19961024163515.AAA15580@LOCALNAME> Gina Maranto writes:
> At 01:03 AM 10/23/96 +0000, Richard Wilk wrote:

> I infer, Richard, that you have had many bad experiences with TV and radio
> reporters, or are you using the term "sound bite" in a generic sense, which I
> suppose is okay, if non-standard?

What's "non-standard" about the term sound-bite? This is a wonderful example of
the open-ness/productivity feature of all human languages, standard or not.

Ron Kephart
University of North Florida