Ladies and gentlemen boys and girls children of all ages
Gentlemen Quotes (55 quotes)
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Children of All Ages
I dunno, you tell me. It seems silly when you think about it. Russian aristocratic families sent into a tizz. War ensues. French retreat.
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The traditional opening line of many circuses is the phrase "Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages In the days before modern lighting equipment, it was the ringmaster's job to literally "direct" the attention of the audience to the appropriate sections of the performance area, even as the previous act was being torn down or the next act was being set up in another area. Most performances were mute by nature, accompanied by resounding brass music. Therefore, the ringmaster's big, booming voice was important as it cut through the clutter and excitement to announce the act. It is traditionally the ringmaster's job to create a sense of hyperbole whenever possible while introducing the acts. Declarations of the "biggest", "most dangerous", "amazing", "spectacular" and similar expressions are common, regardless of the actual caliber of the performance. The ringmaster is responsible for maintaining the smooth flow of the show - or at least an appearance of it.