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Are you a busker?

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Busker is a funny word.  If ranks right up there with farrier and kegler that I covered in earlier posts.

A busker is defined in general terms as a person who performs in public for donations of money.

This covers a wide array of activities, including but not limited to:

  •        street or traveling performers
  •        circus acts such as acrobats, jugglers and unicyclist
  •       street actors
  •       contortionists
  •       mimes
  •       fire-eaters
  •      minstrels and
  •      bards.

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