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Carnival Knowledge

Or things you didn’t know about carnivals.

Photo by Miles Storey on Unsplash

Some years ago, I was talking to a friend whose husband worked as a carney. It turns out that the carney life isn’t as glamours as it’s depicted in that cinematic classic, “Joe Dirt.” I’ll share just a couple of things I learned.

The lady said after the carnival closed, they would look under rides for change that had fallen out of people’s pockets. That was…



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You probably don't know my name, but have likely seen my work. I'va written for numerous syndicated cartoon strips and my gags have appeared in national pubs.