The word “juke” originated in southern black dialect, where it came to be associated with roadside drinking establishments, especially those which provided music for dancing. They were called “juke joints.”

Coin-operated record players which replaced the live musicians were called “juke-boxes.” The word is still in widespread use—often spelled without the hyphen—though classic jukeboxes are now rare.

“Jute” is a tough fiber derived from the bark of various plants, originally exported from Bengal. It is used in the manufacture of gunny sacks, canvas, ropes, floor mats, etc. It is not suitable for the construction of boxes.

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