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What Does McDonalds Have in Common with the CIA?

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Asked by DNA, 12 Nov '10 06:49 pm
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Clowns who portray the company mascot, Ronald McDonald, are strictly forbidden from disclosing their identities....
Answered by beena john, 12 Nov '10 06:57 pm

 
  
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Clowns wanted! We are looking for clowns to fit high profile, permanent positions. Must be wiling to relocate."

If this ad seems a little peculiar, its because McDonalds execs share an intense policy of employee secrecy with their less-delicious counterparts over at the Central Intelligence Agency. Clowns who portray the company mascot, Ronald McDonald, are strictly forbidden from disclosing their identities.

Its also taboo for two (costumed) Ronalds to be in the same place at the same time. In fact, the only time they get together is at the biennial Ronald McDonald Convention, which, as you might imagine, is also very top-secret.

All of this helps keep up the image that Ronald, the second most recognizable figure worldwide after Santa, is a single, magical character. There are, of course, many Ronalds - an estimate 250 of the clowns worldwide, in fact. Their average income is about $40,000 a year, but the busiest clowns can bring in as much as $100,000. The Ronald McDonald ...more
Answered by ignoreme, 13 Nov '10 01:06 am

 
  
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