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#201402 - 07/27/11 05:10 PM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: olly]
tsuwm Offline
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Originally Posted By: olly
He doesn't see your posts Luke but point taken.


okay, as I've been clued in by Olly (thanx), I see what happened now, and I'd sum it up by saying I didn't see Luke's link (which defined phobia, as did I, although I explained why I did). I really can't see the "point taken", I guess, since I also defined cibophobia with my link, so it's not like I totally mantled him, even though I'd not seen his post.

I'd also posit that the chances of my actually mantling Luke are slim, at best. cool

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#201405 - 07/27/11 06:17 PM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Cibophobia
is a phobia of?
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ONIONS, a fear of onions, cibus, cipolla, cebolla, in O.H.G.
zwibolla.

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#201445 - 07/30/11 10:42 AM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea]
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it's a phobia of food in general smile well done to you translatey people laugh

another one if you want:

Omphalophobia
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#201451 - 07/30/11 11:49 AM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: bexter]
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Just guessing here, from my Latin days: Omphales, Omphalos or
something of the kind was an ancient queen, of Lydia or some
such place. She had a god (Hercules????)serve her while wearing
a dress. So Fear, aversion to cross-dressing?????
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#201454 - 07/30/11 11:58 AM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Isn't omphalos navel?

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#201455 - 07/30/11 12:04 PM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea]
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Isn't omphalos navel?


sure, like in omphaloskepsis

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#201457 - 07/30/11 12:25 PM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Isn't omphalos navel?


Sure, I was just remembering the laugh our class got out of
the story of that queen. But that was many decades ago.
And it is a phobia: so not contemplating one's navel, but
an aversion of some sort. Many people today pierce their
navel, no aversion there, rather attraction.
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#201466 - 07/31/11 08:16 AM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: Candy]
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I can't see how being omphalophobia would be a problem

....unless they had a lint problem they had to attend to on a regular basis.

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#201471 - 07/31/11 11:39 AM Re: Know your phobia's [Re: Candy]
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excepting the last, these are 'real'.

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#201482 - 07/31/11 04:37 PM FDR said it [Re: tsuwm]
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(...mixing his languages maybe)

"PHOBOPHOBIA - res ipse loquitur" -- "The only thing we have to fear is Fear itself ." In a manner of speaking...


(Does that sound like the germ of a double-dactyl to anyone else?

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