Tuesday, May 13, 2008



There are some VERY odd things to be afraid of... see list of some of my favorites below. :O)

***How can you possibly be terrified of freedom???

Bolsheviks- Bolshephobia.
Bridges or of crossing them- Gephyrophobia. (My dad actually has this one…)
Beautiful women- Caligynephobia.
Chickens- Alektorophobia.
Chopsticks- Consecotaleophobia.
Eight, the number- Octophobia.
Freedom- Eleutherophobia. (No thanks, I'll have communism please...)
Gaiety- Cherophobia.
Garlic- Alliumphobia. (Can anyone say Vampire?)
Japanese or Japanese culture- Japanophobia.
Kissing- Philemaphobia or Philematophobia.
Looking up- Anablephobia or Anablepophobia.
Menstruation- Menophobia. (The bears... they smell the menstruation!!)
Mirrors or seeing oneself in a mirror- Eisoptrophobia.
Money- Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia.
Northern lights- Auroraphobia.
Opinions- Allodoxaphobia.
Otters- Lutraphobia.
Phobias- Phobophobia. (You can have a fear of phobias???? Honestly…)
Poetry- Metrophobia.
Puppets- Pupaphobia.
Staying single- Anuptaphobia. (Don't we all at some point?)
Snow- Chionophobia.
Teenagers- Ephebiphobia. (No comment...)
Ugliness- Cacophobia.
Waits, long- Macrophobia. (I have this one)
Words, long- Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia or Sesquipedalophobia. (Appropriate)

If you need to see the whole list here it is: http://phobialist.com/reverse.html

1 comment:

Casi The GREAT said...

i have the bridge one too. that shit's scarrray. you forgot yourmomophobeia.