Monday, September 26, 2011

Do you have a phobia?

A recent trivia challenge got me google up the word "sitophobia".

Then I came across this link here.

10 Weird Phobias That Will Totally Surprise You
  1. Venustraphobia – Fear of Beautiful Women

  2. Phobophobia – Fear of Having a Phobia
    This person must be one hell of a confused person.

  3. Sitophobia – Fear of Eating
    How do people with sitophobia eat then?

  4. Porphyrophobia – Fear of the Color Purple
    Lol! Is the color purple really that bad?

  5. Panphobia – Fear of Everything
    Wow, I don't know what to say.

  6. Pteronophobia – Fear of Being Tickled by Feathers
    This, I can understand if you're ticklish.

  7. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – Fear of Long Words
    LOL! That is the longest word I've ever come across. I'm still figuring out how to pronounce that.

  8. Neophobia – Fear of Anything New

  9. Metrophobia – Fear of Poetry
    "Roses are red, violets are blue" ... "Nooooooooo! Shut up! *puke*"

  10. Nephophobia – Fear of Clouds
    This person must not see sunlight and only go out at night.

I didn't know there is such a long list of phobias. It's crazy. View the phobia list here.

"Fear always springs from ignorance." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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