helen-louise (baratron) wrote,

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We have a new video! Richard picked it up in Oxford Street. It matches our new television and does NTSC playback, so we can get tapes from the US and Japan.

I was wondering if there are any other things where the same name is used both for the device and for the thing you play it on. I mean, we say "video" for both the cassette and the player, whereas it's "CD" and "CD player" and "tape" and "tape recorder". It's rather odd, that.

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