WTF Fun Fact – Circus Butcher

In circus lingo, a strolling vendor who sells concessions like popcorn and toys to the audience is called a “butcher.” The origin story is that the first person to do this was the animal meat butcher on the Old John Robinson Show. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Circus and Carnival Lingo and Slang (circusesandsideshows.com)

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