On the other hand, a fool's laughter seemingly without rhyme or reason may have a meaning after all. A happy, observant person with a good sense of humor may find many things very amusing. His quick wit, lightheartedness and ability to make others laugh can make envious those who do not have such qualities. So, they often get nicknamed "blockheads", "fools", and "dummies".

It is well known that humor is the lifeboat in the stormy seas of life, and circus comics play an important role in teaching children to be quick witted.


A clown's mask is very different from that of a doctor or a goalkeeper. It includes his outward appearance, make-up, manners, voice, costume and even his repertoire. To call someone a clown is the same as to call someone a person.