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Coulrophobia? Why we fear clowns | Dean Burnett

The “scary clown” craze has now spread to the UK. It’s widely accepted that clowns are scary. But what is it about clowns that causes fear and revulsion? In a year of horrifying and ridiculous happenings, the “scary clown” craze may be the most surreal yet. And now it’s hit the UK, because we don’t have enough awfulness going on right now. Despite the unsettling name, as far as we know, these clowns have not killed anyone yet.
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