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Submitted by Robert (United States), Jan 17, 2022 at 10:11

Is there an oversight in your listing regarding numbers:

45s, 78s, 33s/

These were Records and the numbers reflected the speed, in RPM (Revolution Per Minute). The electrical musical device was the Record Player (before Tape Recordings, or Tapes).

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See https://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2021/12/vanished-american-words

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