I wonder if he will bite the bait

Harvey Levin, host of TMZ, was musing about Elon Musk wanting to fight Putin, and uttered this nice alliterative congruent conflation of “take the bait” and “bite”, both meaning to respond to a come-on. It might refer to a hungry fisherman. A big thanks to Vicki Ameel-Kovacs for hearing this one!

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 30: TMZ Executive Producer Harvey Levin unveils IGT’s TMZ Video Slots at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2015 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on September 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)

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