Feeling A Little Funny

Warning: The following story may be upsetting to some people.

That’s because it’s about clowns.

Yes, clowns. Painted white faces, red lips, receding hairlines with tufts of wild hair, and — of course — the red foam nose. Fun for all ages, yet plenty of people are downright scared of them. There’s even a word for it: coulrophobia, though that’s not an official diagnosis.

Rest of story from NPR  HERE

 

The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary

You aren’t alone in your fear of makeup-clad entertainers; people have been frightened by clowns for centuries

The rest of the article from the Smithsonian.Com can be read

Author: animar64

I write- the rest is filler

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