Laura Maxwell (English 111, 1994)

Supplement denotes both "adding to" and "replacing."

Derrida insists that writing is 'not a supplement to the spoken word' but a quite different performance.* By this insistence, he and others have rendered a great service in undercutting the chirographic and typographic bias that has also been the concern of this book.

Walter J. Ong, Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word, 166.