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A circus is a company of performers that may include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze ...... Circus at DMOZ · Dictionary of Circus Slang (American and British/European) · His...

American Circus Lingo


In Australian slang today, an outhouse is a "dunny". Doors — Call meaning the house is open to the public. Downtown Wagon — A circus wagon featuring a ...

Circus Terms, Slang - Circus Hall of Fame


Glossary of Circus Terms. All circus terms used for this glossary were taken from the book "Circus Lingo" by Joe McKennon. -A-. Ace Note: A dollar bill. Advance: ...

Circus and Carnival Lingo and Slang - Circuses and Sideshows


Circus lingo and slang. Showpeople on circuses and carnivals have a special language. Don't be a ( First of May ),learn the terms used on circuses.

Sideshow Terminology | Shocked and Amazed!


The primary element is the definitions taken from Circus Lingo, the seminal work on the subject by old-time trouper, circus and carnival historian and publisher ...

carnylingo / Carnival Lingo - PBworks

carnylingo.pbworks.com/w/page/15256337/Carnival Lingo

Carnies might disagree but as a whole this list of terms is mainly correct for Carnival, Sideshow and Circus folk. The List is excerpted from the "Ultimate Carny ...

Circus Lingo - Crossword - Library - Oklahoma State University


Circus Lingo - Crossword. Grade Levels 4-6. This classroom activity is based on The “Big Top” Show Goes On: An Oral History of Occupations Inside and.

Circus Lingo - TrainWeb.org


This is information I found on the Internet when I was looking for the circus definition of "Donniker." It is from Carson & Barnes Circus website, and is a Press  ...

circus - The Online Slang Dictionary


Dec 1, 2010 ... This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of circus is. The slang word / phrase / acronym circus means... . Online Slang ...

three-ring circus - The Online Slang Dictionary


This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of three-ring circus is. The slang word / phrase / acronym three-ring circus means... . Online Slang ...

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Carny Lingo - the Ultimate List


You can dip into this glossary to seek individual terms, but you can also read it as a whole, using it as a detailed guide to the carnival/sideshow/circus/vaudeville ...

OHNS: Circus Lingo - Original Hobo Nickel Society


Advance Men - Men who go into towns ahead of the circus to put up heralds and posters publicizing the arrival of the circus. Alfalfa - Paper money. All Out and ...

Glossary of Circus Slang & Lingo~ | ~Water For Elephants - the Film


Jun 19, 2010 ... I thought it would be useful to have a glossary of Circus terms on the WFE film blog. Director Francis Lawrence has used a few of these words in ...