So You Want to be a Geek?

A snake-chomping Wild Man at a sideshow in Donaldsonville, Louisiana in 1938.  

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Now, I’ve been called a geek, I’ve referred to others as geeks.  You probably have, too.  But this here is what the word actually means: the geek is the guy at the sideshow that bites the head off a snake or (more commonly) a chicken. 

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Keep this in mind next time you geek out…