Carny vs Barny - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between carny and barny
is that carny
is a person who works in a carnival while barny
is an argument, a disagreement.
As an adjective barny is
A person who works in a carnival.
, date=May 20
, author=Nathan Rabin
, title=TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Marge Gets A Job” (season 4, episode 7; originally aired 11/05/1992)
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=Bart spies an opportunity to make a quick buck so he channels his inner carny and posits his sinking house as a natural wonder of the world and its inhabitants as freaks, barking to dazzled spectators, “Behold the horrors of the Slanty Shanty! See the twisted creatures that dwell within! Meet Cue-Ball, the man with no hair!”}}
The jargon used by carnival workers.
* showie (Australia)
An argument, a disagreement.
* 1983 , Marilyn Porter, Home, Work, and Class Consciousness , page 78:
- So he said she should have said, and we had a bit of a barny , like.
* 2006 , W. S. Merwin, Summer Doorways: A Memoir , page 210:
- Everyone was breathing hard, and there was a barny smell in the room.