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  • n. Plural form of ventriloquist.


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  • I'm thinking today about writers' voices and, as the title of the post suggests, I've characterised them as "ventriloquists" and "exhibitionists".

    :Acquired Taste

  • "ventriloquists" (eggastrimthouoi), either because the translators thought that the diviner's alleged communication with the spirit was but a deception, or rather because of the belief common in antiquity that ventriloquism was not a natural faculty, but due to the presence of a spirit.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • "ventriloquists" (compare Isa 29: 4). mutter -- moan. should not, &c.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • His latest is called The ConVenTion, about a large gathering of ventriloquists, which has just finished shooting.

    Brad Kurtzberg: Neil Leifer Scores Again With Guts and Glory

  • And, yes, there are rallies in many streets by faux Colonials, whose participants are inspired by the know-nothings of the world, the Glenn Becks and the Sarah Palins - and nourished by the big money of giant corporations, the newest ventriloquists for "small business."

    William Fisher: The Fall and Rise of a Lovely Day

  • You've become professional ventriloquists 'dummies (Limbaugh, McConnell, Boehner, McCain, and even Palin), are pulling your vocal strings .....

    Obama: 'Act now' on health care

  • Mark Goffman is the director "Dumbstruck," a new documentary that opens in New York Friday and follows five very different ventriloquists on their adventures with their puppets.

    Pulling Strings on Camera

  • When asked about the pioneers of our language, the architects, the real ventriloquists, those who put the words in our mouths, who taught us how to shape our thoughts, if you're like me, the first name that comes to mind is William Shakespeare.

    David Teems: The Other English William

  • Although several generations of ventriloquists were indeed condemned for practicing witchcraft, ventriloquism began to evolve into an art form in the early 20th century as more and more performers found a home on the vaudeville circuit.

    George Heymont: Specialty Acts -- From Vaudeville to Blue Man Group

  • Mark Goffman's new documentary, Dumbstruck, goes behind the scenes to examine the challenges facing aspiring ventriloquists as well as established performers whose work may keep them at sea for months at a time as they entertain audiences aboard cruise ships.

    George Heymont: Specialty Acts -- From Vaudeville to Blue Man Group


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