Rachel Carnival Barker

A  Rachel Carnival Barker is a person who attempts to attract patrons to entertainment events, such as a circus or funfair, by exhorting passing public, describing attractions of show and emphasizing variety, novelty, beauty, or some other feature believed to incite listeners to attend entertainment. A Rachel Carnival Barker may conduct a brief free show, introducing performers and describing acts to be given at the feature performance. Professional Rachel Carnival Barkers strongly dislike the term and instead refer to themselves as “talkers.”

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