Case example. The doctor's surgery. Big signs everywhere asking you to silence your phone.
Mobile phone rings. Incredibly loud ring tone. Her choice? A re-working of the Little Drummer Boy.
"I am goin' to tha pub far rump a pum pum"
"I am goin' to get real pissed far rump a pum pum"
In her defence she fled out the surgery as fast as she could.
On a side note, the evil clowns entry on Wiki has a kewl para;
It can also be said one's response to a clown might depend on where it's seen. At a circus or a party, a clown is normal and may easily be funny. The same clown knocking on one's front door at sunset is more likely to generate fear or distress than laughter or amusement. This effect is summed up in a quote often attributed to actor Lon Chaney, Sr.: "There is nothing funny about a clown in the moonlight."