Their attitude, Lipsyte says, was, "We're all of the carnival, and the rubes"—aka, the readers—"are out there."
Does the American carnival still have room for such a simple pleasure as American Idol?
I just priced a four-day carnival cruise in the Western Caribbean for March for four people.
Jay Herring, who lived on the Triumph as a senior officer for carnival, on what the passengers are facing.
When I auditioned for my high school musical, carnival, they cast me as a deaf-mute.
"It certainly doesn't compare with the carnival last year," said Mrs. Bowen.
If many people went to the carnival they must have approached it from the other direction.
I think, however—and Wrfel fully approves my intention—of giving my first concert during the carnival.
They say that you want to give your daughter in marriage to a someone in a carnival costume?
It was not until this occasion of the carnival that any one at the Villa Camellia had recognized Lorna as a budding beauty.
1540s, "time of merrymaking before Lent," from French carnaval, from Italian carnevale "Shrove Tuesday," from older Italian forms such as Milanese *carnelevale, Old Pisan carnelevare "to remove meat," literally "raising flesh," from Latin caro "flesh" (see carnage) + levare "lighten, raise, remove" (see lever (n.)). Folk etymology is from Medieval Latin carne vale " 'flesh, farewell!' " Meaning "a circus or fair" is attested by 1931 in North America.