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- n. Plural form of escapologist.
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Spain's opponents behave like escapologists stuck in a flawless, airless glass box: first they seek a simple way out, for they are trained to believe that there is always a simple way out; then they try to break the walls open by throwing themselves into them or kicking them really, really hard.
This was the theatre-in-the-round of western prosperity: a great, gobbling, yelling, laughing stage crowded with fat ladies and dwarfs, marionettes on strings, fire-eaters, strong men and lots of escapologists.
It was somewhere the Phantom, still pining for his one true love, Christine Daaé, could fit right in - a decadent playground of freak-shows, escapologists, illusionists, and great showmen.
Giant seagulls, escapologists, tight-rope walkers and dubious salsa dancers were just some of the hilarious and often outrageous acts entertaining crowds by the harbour.
Harry Houdini might have been born here but the city did not become a stage for Anfield's escapologists on this occasion.