Sunday, August 21, 2005

A New Fear

Here is one fear I never heard of. Anybody out there have this one or know of someone who suffers from it...? Don't show them this word:


From Shelley Wu, Ph.D.,

Definition: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia refers to an abnormal and persistent fear of long words.

Dr. Wu writes for

If you were a salesperson selling products with long names, this could be a serious problem.


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