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Re: Know your phobia's [Re: olly] #201402
07/27/11 09:10 PM
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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

Re: Know your phobia's [Re: LukeJavan8] #201405
07/27/11 10:17 PM
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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.

Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea] #201445
07/30/11 02:42 PM
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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


----The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false----
Re: Know your phobia's [Re: bexter] #201451
07/30/11 03:49 PM
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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?????


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Know your phobia's [Re: LukeJavan8] #201454
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Isn't omphalos navel?

Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea] #201455
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Isn't omphalos navel?


sure, like in omphaloskepsis

Re: Know your phobia's [Re: BranShea] #201457
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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.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Know your phobia's [Re: Candy] #201466
07/31/11 12:16 PM
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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.

Re: Know your phobia's [Re: Candy] #201471
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excepting the last, these are 'real'.

FDR said it [Re: tsuwm] #201482
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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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