Question: Which fast food restaurant should you avoid if you suffer from coulrophobia?
– Pizza Hut
Answer: Ronald McDonald is a clown character used as the primary mascot of the McDonald’s fast-food restaurant chain. If you are among the 12% of Americans that have coulrophobia, you might want to avoid McDonald’s. Coulrophobia is the fear of clowns. Like other fears and phobias, it can cause panic, difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, sweating, and nausea not to mention overwhelming feelings of fear. Psychologists believe that the fear of clowns could be deeply rooted in childhood. It’s no wonder so many people hate Ronald McDonald.
McDonald’s is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They rechristened their business as a hamburger stand.
Founders: Ray Kroc, Richard Macdonald Trending
Founded: April 15, 1955, Des Plaines, IL
Stock price: MCD (NYSE) $166.73 +0.27 (+0.16%)
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Headquarters: Chicago, IL
Did you know: McDonald’s is the second-largest fast food restaurant chain by number of locations in the world (37,200). wikipedia.org