Phobia’s  just the mention of Phobia’s makes me queezy

I worked with a man in Paris TN who would freak out if he heard Velcro ripping.  A man I worked with in Louisiana told me he was afraid of Spiders but I didn’t really believe him until one day when I killed a very large spider in the station and showed him the dead bug   Donald who stood 6ft 4 almost passed out and I thought I was going to have to clean up more than just spider guts.

I have several friends who are scared of needles.  One here at radio station ( no name will be given to protect the not so innocent)  gets quezzy just thinking about them so I  just had to tell  him about a surgery I had in  2001 and to get the I.V. in took 11 tries!   He got pale and almost fainted. I shouldn’t laugh… but I did.

So if you want to laugh at me I do have one major Phobia, I am Claustaphobic.  The fear of enclosed spaces.  While in the boy scouts on a camping trip I fell asleep in a sleeping bag but when I woke up the bag was ripped at the seams where my legs kicked so hard I broke through the zipper.  I cannot sleep if the sheets are tucked in, if I try ripped sheets usually happen

But my main phobia is Dietaphobia.  The fear of eating healthy!  No not really but the thought of starting a diet does kind of freak me out.   But I try and try again not just for the weight loss but a change of eating habits.  I do eat a little healthier that when I was young and my family will be surprised  about me eating vegetables.    Baby spinach is the bomb in an omelet (No cheese)..  At a buffet I tried baby Bok Choy and loved it so much I went back for 2nd and 3rds.

So I do try…  but then  dietaphobia hits and it time to become a Junk food junkie again.

Here is a list of some strange phobias.  Some might make you laugh but remember this.  These are real!

Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.   Acerophobia- Fear of sourness.  Acousticophobia- Fear of noise. (Or listening to Hip Hop music. That’s a bad joke)    Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.  Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic.    Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions (these people are also afraid of Facebook). Anablephobia- Fear of looking up.  Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- Fear of flowers. Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

Barophobia- Fear of gravity. (You know what they say about gravity as you get older GRAVITY IS A *****).   Bufonophobia- Fear of toads.

Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.  Carnophobia- Fear of meat.    Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors. Chionophobia- Fear of snow.  Chrematophobia- Fear of money. Climacophobia- Fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs .( I have very large feet and combine that with 2 bad knees add that to my list )  Coprastasophobia- Fear of constipation.( I could really do some bad joke here but for fear of Karma clogging me up let’s continue

Ereuthrophobia- Fear of blushing.  Ergophobia- Fear of work.
Euphobia- Fear of hearing good news. (Kind of a fear of mine I always want to know what is about to go bad)

Francophobia- Fear of France or French culture. (But not of fry sauce)

Geniophobia- Fear of chins. Genuphobia- Fear of knees.
Geumaphobia or Geumophobia- Fear of taste. (Definitely not a fear in the Hip Hop community because they have no taste)
Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak. (Ask Church leaders if this is real)
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia- Fear of long words. (ARRRRG)
Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia- Fear of responsibility. ( I REFUSE TO TAKE RESPONIBIITY FOR THIS ONE)

Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables. (Most 4 year olds)  Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music. (Talk radio YUK)  Mnemophobia- Fear of memories. (Or Barbra Streisand songs) Myrmecophobia- Fear of ants. (Or certain  marvel movies)    Mexiphobia- Fear of slime. (Don’t not watch Nickelodeon)

Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight. (Not me I have a PHD in weight gain)       Omphalophobia- Fear of belly buttons. (That lint drives me crazy). Ornithophobia- Fear of birds. (Great Big Bang episode).
Parasitophobia- Fear of parasites. (Or grown children who refuse to leave your house)   Peladophobia- Fear of bald people. (No George Caztanza for them)  Phalacrophobia- Fear of becoming bald. (See George)   Phasmophobia- Fear of ghosts. (Easy one I AIN’T AFRAID OF NO GHOST.  Just too easy)   Phobophobia- Fear of phobias. (Whatever you do stop reading now)  Phronemophobia- Fear of thinking. (See the political party you are not affiliated with)
Pogonophobia- Fear of beards. (Thankfully not my wife)
Porphyrophobia- Fear of the color purple. (Or Prince Songs or Donny Osmond’s socks)Scolionophobia- Fear of school. (Yeah that why I got bad grades, believe me don’t you) Spacephobia- Fear of outer space. (Does that include Star Wars Movies?)

Tachophobia- Fear of speed. (I feel the need for speed)
Tonitrophobia- Fear of thunder
Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat.

And finally Stupiditiotdriverphobia- The fear of every other driver out there!



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