Simplified Speech #062 – Old school cool

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Are you the kind of person who likes to research and buy all of the latest technologies, or do you long for the days before smartphones when the world was full of record players and film cameras? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Jeremy discuss the differences between digital and analog technology and reminisce about the old school gadgets of the past.

Fun facts

Emile Berliner invented the first flat disc record in 1888 in France. Vinyl records became extremely popular in the middle of the 20th century, but popularity rapidly declined after the introduction of tape cassettes and CDs. However, since 1993 vinyl sales have actually been increasing yearly due to music lovers’ nostalgia for the unique sound and experience that can only be had by listening to vinyl.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Gym rat
  • Old school
  • Hip
  • Digital/analog
  • Out-of-date
  • To pop into one’s mind

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo: Lee Campbell

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