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blennophobia, fear of slime — just one of the reasons I don't watch those Nickelodeon kids' game shows
chrematophobia, fear of money — eliminate your chrematophobia safely, quickly, and effectively without drugs, by sending your money to us. Contact us for details.
ergasiophobia, fear of work — I wonder if the social security office will accept this as a disability?
gamophobia, fear of marriage — the Australian Prime Minister has a fear of marriage, same-sex marriage mainly
gymnophobia, fear of nudity — well, when you look like I do naked, who wouldn't be frightened?
gynephobia, fear of women — I don't fear all women, just my slave driving business partner Denise; she doesn't recognise my ergasiophobia
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, fear of big words — I really freaked out when the doctor diagnosed me with this one!
metrophobia, fear of poetry — if you have this fear my friends, you won't like how this comment ends!
pogonophobia, fear of beards — I never had this phobia, until I saw Denise's beard
scopophobia, fear of being seen — I have a cure for this. I take off my shirt. No-one wants to see that.
teleophobia, fear of definite plans — I will get around to finishing this list of phobias. One day.
Peter Bowler, The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words (2003)
Peter Bowler, The Superior Person's Book of Words (2002)
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