Jun 25, 2014 ... also .. who coined it ? I am interested as it would probably point to a time when "
mindlessness" invaded television. I am not trying to be overtly ...
also .. who coined it ? I found a related link on Yahoo Answers, but this does ...
One reference dates "idiot box" back to around 1955. " Random House Historical
When you switch on a TV set, you get to hear the sound first before seeing the
picture ... However, it is believed that the term was invented not long after the
introduction of an all-electronic TV, somewhere around 1960.
May 25, 1998 ... One minute you're snoozing peacefully in front of the old idiot box, and the next
.... so it was undoubtedly a resentful sailor who coined the term.
Jan 9, 2014 ... Smart TV: A Provocative and Intelligent Approach to the Idiot Box. by Jeff ... Brian
Tracy coined this term and it stands for Entertainment vs.
Dec 4, 2015 ... In the very beginning, it wasn't clear that television — coined from ... by word
scholar Paul McFedries, included idiot box, one-eyed monster, ...
Nov 14, 2010 ... Constantin Perskiy had coined the word “television” in a paper read to the ... tv;
sometimes called telly, the tube, boob tube, or idiot box in British ...
Whoever coined the term idiot box decades ago must have been far-sighted,
because the Indian television industry seems to be doing justice to the term.
Sep 14, 2015 ... Entries Tagged as 'Idiot Box' ... predictions and consider the era of so-called "
Peak TV", a term coined after FX President John Landgraf talked ...
Dec 31, 2012 ... Noted motivational speaker Zig Ziglar coined the term to describe the .... Idiot
boxes are jumped on by young men ( it is always young men) ...