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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 20:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here in holland we also say playback when we mean a mimed performance


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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 20:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In Indian films the term "playback singer" refers not to the actors / actresses who mime on film but to the original singers.

Hasn't answered your question but a useful reference.

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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 21:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As far as i know, playback is a proper English word... but If I'm wrong, i'm sure someone soon will correct me.

But it does make you think about words and their uses in other countries!

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Posted: 03 Aug 04, 21:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

... and harshly LOL


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Posted: 04 Aug 04, 02:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Definitely a proper word!


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