Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia...

Discussion in 'Thread Games & Totally Random...' started by DublinBass, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    ...is the fear of long words....really?!

    How ironic!!
     
  2. jockinafrock

    jockinafrock Active Member

    Just had to google 'phobias'after reading this...

    'phobophobias'is the fear of phobias.... doh! :rolleyes:
    'arachhibutyrophobia' is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of mouth...

    Can anyone come up with a phobia pertinent to banding...? :biggrin:
     
  3. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

    Santa Claus-trophobia springs to mind...
     
  4. David Mann

    David Mann Member

    Certamenophobia could be fear of contests, although I never studied Latin.
     
  5. scotchgirl

    scotchgirl Active Member

    splitanotaphobia
     
  6. Errol

    Errol Supporting Member

    cathisophobia - fear of sitting down
    acousticophobia - fear of loud noise
    metallophobia - fear of touching metal
     
  7. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

    rhabdophobia - fear of sticks (or people waving them!)
     
  8. Errol

    Errol Supporting Member

    queunliskanphobia - fear of saliva
    dipsophobia - fear of drinking alcohol
     
  9. bbg

    bbg Member

    rehearsaphobia - fear of turning up
     
  10. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    pteronophobia- fear of being tickled by feathers
     
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  12. MrsDoyle

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    hornaphobia - people who are afraid of tenor horns
     
  13. Laserbeam bass

    Laserbeam bass Active Member

    Xenoglossophobia -Fear of Foreign Languages
    Triskaidekaphobia - Fear of the Number 13
     
  14. scotchgirl

    scotchgirl Active Member

    bumpinchaphobia - fear of tuba players
     
  15. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    novercaphobia- fear of your step-mother
     
  16. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

    boo!!!
     
  17. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    harpaxophobia- fear of being robbed (contest results)
     
  18. MrsDoyle

    MrsDoyle Supporting Member

    phobophobia - fear of fear itself
     
  19. MrsDoyle

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    homeophobia - Scared of houses
    queueophobia - Black Dyke at Whit Friday
     

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