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The Sour Origin of Pink Lemonade

    According to George Conklin’s biography The Ways Of The Circus: Being The Memories And Adventures Of George Conklin, Tamer Of Lions written by Harvey W. Root pink lemonade is mentioned for the first time. Legend has it that the quick-thinking brother of George Conklin ran out of water and used a tub of dirty laundry water where a performer wrung out her pink-colored tights. So next time you go to a circus be careful what you are drinking, you might be the first person to taste a new fad.