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Chris -- 2015-05-30
“the understated piano sound is welcome rest bite”
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Horses-Patti-Sm … F8&s=music
“A walkers rest bite, in a beautiful valley”
http://www.cumbria-the-lake-district.co … eside.html
“Thomas in goal didn’t seem to have any rest bite”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/leeds/content/arti … ture.shtml
Respite reconfigured as rest bite, to mean a small amount of rest.
Sorry mr-sloane, Kramer posted ‘rest bit’ and I posted ‘rest bite’ in Sept 06. I think it may already be in a secret fold of the database too.
Oh – sorry. I did do a search for it. Still, glad to see it’s been accepted as an Eggcorn.