Origin of sideshow
Examples from the Web for sideshow
But drinking seems like a sideshow in these joints, not the main event.
The natural gas boom has become little more than a sideshow.How the Kings of Fracking Double-Crossed Their Way to Riches|ProPublica|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trial of Morsi, now due to begin February 1, will be just a sideshow.Egypt’s Arab Spring Gives Way To Spring Of The Patriarch|Christopher Dickey|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the shutdown is something of a sideshow, provoked by impatient conservatives who wanted confrontation.Democrats May Be Obstructionists Now, but They Have Good Reason|Jamelle Bouie|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The more I wrote about her sideshow behavior, the more I felt seeing it in person was my destiny.My Search for Amanda Bynes … and Why I’m Calling It Off|Kevin Fallon|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was all like a county fair of Iowa, only more dignified, with no touch of sideshow.The Spell of Scotland|Keith Clark
I have wondered sometimes if it were a seat in a sideshow which she had designed for me.A Labrador Doctor|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
How good it felt to get into 'em and banish that sideshow tent of a skirt.Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
But suppose we hurry along and inspect this panorama they talk so much of; it isn't going to be any sideshow.
"Biting off live chickens' heads, in a sideshow wild-man act," Hideyoshi O'Leary supplied.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr