Today's word of the day:

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 16, 2001

Today's word of the day: coulrophobia: fear of clowns. This particular phobia seems to be pretty wide spread for some reason. The majority of the people I know dislike clowns, the level of distaste ranging from the merely "icky" to the very direct "if you come any closer, I'm gonna shove that joy buzzer right up your oversized clown trousers".