Actually, this was quite a smart business move as it got people to browse through the store to get to the bathroom. I'm sure the proprietor sold a few items! Port-a-potties were available for the huge crowds, but who wouldn't want to piddle on a real potty?
* a. a thick, highly seasoned soup or stew, usually made of chicken, small game, or beef, and corn, tomatoes, and onions.
b.a picnic or other gathering at which burgoo is served. (From dictionary.com except I added the word beef since our stew had beef in it!)
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