Quiz: How Many Carnival Words Do You Actually Know?

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You might think you're a true professional when it comes to carnival words, but what'll happen when you put your vocab to the test?

 Aug 17, 2016
1 of 10What happens on the ballyhoo platform?
culture, carnival, Circus
The audience buys cotton candy
A crew member wrangles up a crowd outside the show
Carnival animals have their meals
2 of 10What's a clem?
celebs, Music
A fight between two carnival employees
A gullible carnival-goer
The box a lion stands on
3 of 10What does it mean to describe something as larry?
culture, fair, Ferris Wheel
Brand new
4 of 10What's cherry pie?
food & drinks, pie
A kiss on the cheek
A bundle of money stolen from the till
Additional side-jobs of carnival workers
5 of 10What's a brodie?
culture, tent, Circus
An unattractive man
An extra-clumsy fall
A worn-out carnival tent
6 of 10What's an Annie Oakley?
celebs, Annie Oakley
A grifter
A meal ticket
A great shooter
7 of 10What is barnstorming?
animals, elephants, Circus
Moving a show from place to place in an unplanned way
Ruining a field by getting it muddy
Amping up an audience with applause
8 of 10What's a blankaroo?
animals, lion, Circus
A gun loaded with blanks
A deep-fried pastrami sandwich
A carnival stop that wasn't profitable
9 of 10What's a gazoony?
movies/tv, Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire
A sideshow dog
A young man working a carnival
A lunchbox
10 of 10What's a hot snake?
animals, snakes, Circus
A poisonous snake
A live wire
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