Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias

Catherine Omer, Reporter

Lollapalooza – extraordinary thing, person, or place

Geliophobia – fear of laughter

Alliumphobia – fear of garlic

Podophobia – fear of feet 

Discombobulate – to confuse someone

Fad – a short lived trend or craze 

Malarkey – Nonsense; Meaningless talk

Quire – 24 sheets of paper

Brouhaha – Over excited or noisy reaction to something




The English Dictionary