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Circus clown


Caring Clown — Non circus term used to refer to clowns who specialize in hospital visits. Carpet Clown — A clown ...

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

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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 ...

Urban Dictionary: Circus


"We will take you to the damn circus if you continue to act out, Jimmy." "Sally went to ... "Sammy and Jimmy went to the circus and were mauled by an elephant.".

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 ...

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  ...

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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 ...