In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This sounds like I'm describing the days of crystal-set radios and hand-cranked nickelodeons, I know.
- Songs well up from the subliminal nickelodeon in my head.
- An equivalent system is the punched-hole stack of connected cards used in a pianola, or the rotating slotted-metal disk in a nickelodeon, where the music is being played in response to the arrangement of the holes.
- Well, it's based on this Tijuana nickelodeon machine.
- She devotes loving attention to her orchestra, and especially to the coin-operated nickelodeon, the earliest version of a juke box.
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- Another sound in the nickelodeons was the murmur of immigrant voices translating aloud the titles into the languages of Europe.
- In working class neighborhoods, children and teenagers flocked to the cheap storefront movie theaters, called nickelodeons, where even at night only a minority of the audience were adults.
- Italian theaters and music halls, for example, largely gave way to vaudeville, nickelodeons, organized sports, and radio programming.
- In 1918, the Chicago Motion Picture Commission heard evidence of the pernicious effect nickelodeons were having on America's youth.
- Before long, thousands of nickelodeons popped up in cities across the country, ushering in a new era of the motion picture as profit-making industry, entertainment for the masses and pop culture juggernaut.
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