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Fear of long words

Posted on November 27, 2007

I’ve finally found the word I was looking for.
It means ‘the fear of long words’.
The word is (this is serious!):
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia.
Laughing


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4 responses to “Fear of long words”

  1. So have I… "Goober". (that’s for the Possum).

    Actually , this is serious. I never knew that was the alternate spelling for Hippopotomus. I think I really ticked one off the other day and he called me a word much longer than that with many more syllables.

    He must have been from South Florida because he walked off mumbling something about sunny beaches.

    Funny stuff, Connolly…

    Simply, Le’

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