Meaning of BARNUM in English

BARNUM

Phineas T., fathered the introduction of the peanut, the clown, and the beautiful bareback riders. As a side show he taught that some Americans were Progressives part of the time; that other Americans were Republicans all the time, but that all Americans were not Democrats all the time.

Who is who English vocabulary.      Английский словарь "Кто есть кто".