Difference between epitaph and phonograph
- a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person
- an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
The distich caused discussion regarding the quantity of "hic", but the pope defended the prosody of Voltaire who confirmed his opinion by a quotation from Virgil which he said ought to be the epitaph of
An epitaph is on a gravestone, and while I am sure they would be happy to oblige, that wasn’t what they were actually throwing, I don’t think ….
Kaysersberg; finally, in one of the vestries is the epitaph, in german verses, of the celebrated printer John Mentelin of
- machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
Like that of a phonograph record, the device's needle reads the bumps on the subject's surface, rising as it hits the peaks and dipping as it traces the valleys.
To make their texts, ethnographers, the writers of culture, used the tools of [conventional] literacy and image making: paper, pens, pencils, paints, cameras, and phonographs.
Also today in 1877, Thomas Edison announced the invention of the phonograph following successful experiments recording sound waves on a tinfoil cylinder.