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Clowns are meant to entertain children: to do this, they put on grotesque makeup that completely obscures their faces and throw pies in people's faces. On an entirely unrelated note, nearly half of Americans reported having some fear of clowns.

The List Show is a weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at everyone's favorite comedians, CLOWNS!

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