Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias


Dylan Blackwell, Copy Editor


  1. Submechanophobia- the fear of man-made things submerged underwater
  2. Tittle- the dot above “i” and “j”
  3. Vantablack- the world’s darkest shade of black
  4. Arachibutyrophobia- fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
  5. Nomophobia- fear of being without your mobile phone
  6. Arithmophobia- fear of numbers
  7. Plutophobia- fear of money
  8. Biblioklept- someone who steals books
  9. Acnestis- the part of your back that you can’t scratch
  10. Meldrop- a small runny nose
  11. Octothorpe- the symbol #
  12. Nauseant- something that induces nausea
  13. Obelus- the symbol ÷
  14. Agelast- a person who never laughs
  15. Peristeronic- relating to pigeons