7 Things You Didn’t Know About Clowns.

Clown Makes Funny Face


Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without spooky clowns, right?

Mentalfloss lists 7 little known and interesting facts about this very old profession.


Depending on who you ask, clowns are either harmless fun or the stuff of nightmares. But no matter where your opinion falls, there’s a lot going on beneath the face paint of this surprisingly old profession. There’s even a story behind the iconic red nose: It can be traced to a member of the Fratellini family named Albert, who originated the Auguste clown archetype—complete with the world debut of the bright red clown nose. Now make like a clown car and stuff as many of these facts in your head as you can.

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18 Responses to 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Clowns.

  1. Thanks, now I’m going to have nightmares! LOL!

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  2. Just Plain Ol' Vic says:

    Clowns freak me out. So do politicians but they are all clowns so it fits! 😉

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