Tag: P.T. Barnum

Not My Circus

Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. American businessman, and co-founder of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, P. T. Barnum, was born on this day in 1810 (died 1891). I miss the circus. But, truth be told, I hadn’t been in years, so I suppose …

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If it’s Tuesday, it may be raining

Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing! American politician, showman, and businessman, Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum was born on this day in 1810 (died 1891). I never wanted to run away and join the circus. For one thing, I don’t do heights. For another, I didn’t grow up going to the circus at the Coliseum. The …

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