Lite query

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Sat Sep 14 18:44:00 UTC 2002

On Sat, 14 Sep 2002, Gerald Cohen wrote:

>    Are there earlier uses of "Lite" outside a beer context to
>indicate something unsubstantial? If not, "Bush-Lite" would be a
>plausible beginning to this usage.

I have a vague recollection of hearing Episcopalians referred to as
"Catholic lite" by the mid or late 80s. I 'll try to pinpoint a date - I
recall a particular sermon that quoted a news wire service to that effect,
and I can probably pin that date down with a little bit of work.


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