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  • noun Plural form of acrobat.


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  • They shot quite a bit of it in Singapore -- I wish they would have sprung for more REAL acrobats from the very famous circus scene there.

    View from the Northern Border

  • Despite the lingering absence of an actual story (something to do with missing gold and a literal robber baron type, I think) it's fairly entertaining -- I mean, come on, this is a movie about a Man In Black who uses a tricked-out multi-shot Derringer and whose eventual team consists of a duplicitous junior officer who used to serve with him in the Army, a pair of loopy acrobats from the circus where he was operating undercover, and a roly-poly middle-aged guy who carries a bass drum everywhere.

    Apropos of whatever the hell

  • The falling dog looks like one of the bumbling acrobats from a backup segment of the early 80s’ “Kwicky Koala Show”, a Hanna-Barbera effort about the world’s fastest koala (and his wolf pursuer).

    Saturday Morning Cartoons 1980s Announced » DVDs Worth Watching

  • The comic songs, the can-can dancers and the acrobats will be a change after Wagner.

    Evelyn Innes

  • This is perhaps why the orange barred sulfurs are called the acrobats of the butterfly world. Stories

  • Entertainers such as acrobats were unearthed in 1999.

    Buzzine » Guardians of China’s First Emperor

  • Commissioner Steve Sisolak said he also would like to see changes extended to include other high-risk professions, such as acrobats in Strip shows.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Simon Akam/Reuters 'DON'T SNEEZE': Guinean acrobats performed at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone's independence from Britain at the National Stadium in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Wednesday.

    Photos of the Day: April 28

  • Anyway, it was a group of circus-type acrobats doing a bunch of skits loosely based on a story involving a birdhouse factory.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • He has accompanied clowns and acrobats at the Sydney Opera House and on Broadway, toured as a member of the gypsy-punk string quartet Luminescent Orchestrii, and composed for the Boston Pops as well as the screenwriter and novelist Neil Gaiman, who enlisted Mr. Shirey to write the soundtrack for his 2009 short film, "Statuesque."

    A Mad Scientist of Musical Machinery


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