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Wednesday Word: Fipple

Fipple - noun.

If you thought a fipple was a Muppet, you'd be wrong :-D This fun word refers to the mouthpiece of many instruments where you blow on the end, such as a recorder.


Embouchure fipple flute.jpg
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