Clown sightings aren't the only thing people have seen more of in 2016.

Pornhub reports clown searches have jumped a clown shoe-sized 213% since the clown sighting phenomenon took off in earnest back in mid-September.

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Over the last month, there have been a clown-in-a-car 100,000 clown-related searches. And what are people looking for specifically? So glad you asked. "Clown porn" is the most popular phrase, but it's hardly the only one.

And check out that stat about how women are more likely to search for clowns than men. Maybe this rash of people getting dressed as clowns is nothing more than men getting creative in an attempt to pick up a date.

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