I know the history and all of Record label "Parlophone"; I've been trying to understand the actual meaning of the term. It si derived from german label "Parlophon". Does someone know about this?
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'Parle' is French for 'speak', and 'phone' is to do with 'sound', so it's a made-up word, as a lot of brand names are, referring to 'speaking sound'. At the time, quite apt, and still stands the test of time as a brand name.