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  • He paused, seeking the Arabic for "gramaphone" and "motor-'bus," then he went on wisely: "Such marvels as you cannot imagine."

    Bones Being Further Adventures in Mr. Commissioner Sanders' Country

  • The neurotic part of writing, she says, is the temptation to stop for the exact word or the most deliberate analysis of the situation when one should hurry, get the general effect and then come back and write over, but sometimes one gets stuck like a needle in the groove of a gramaphone record and cannot stop going over and over one point.

    Writing as slapping on a handful of clay

  • On the far right of the screen, take the gramaphone, the rolled paper, and the handle.

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  • Place the spool tape machine next to the gramaphone.

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  • Calling a camera a shashinki (写真機) would perhaps be like calling a record player a gramaphone.

    Abbreviating SLR in Japanese | 世論 What Japan Thinks

  • Coldplay scored three Grammy gramaphone statues, including Rock Album of the Year for Viva La Vida and Song of the Year for the title track.

    Buzzine » Plant & Krauss: 5 Grammy Awards

  • He claimed to be naturally lazy, "particularly in the autumn" when he would rather while away the hours in a armchair with a pile of records for his gramaphone.

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  • Major Raymond Phillips, O.M.E., late member of the Inter-Allied Commission of Control, claims to have evolved apparatus which will cause a gramaphone or kettle to function entirely by will power.

    - Boing Boing

  • From the November, 1932 issue of Modern Mechanix, this skeptical account of a telepath-powered gramaphone!

    - Boing Boing

  • Now of to reflect on which "8 gramaphone records" might I choose for the evening....

    Dinner with Darwin

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