Day: January 4, 2016

What is the scientific name of Greek origin for the pathology where the patient has a phobia of assorted socks and wears unassorted socks?

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Posted in categories: Ancient Greek, English, Linguistics

The world is full of joke phobias, and bad Greek renderings of joke phobias at that. There is a special place in hell for the mangling of Greek that is Coulrophobia. If there’s a real phobia associated, it’d be symmetriphobia, fear of matching things in general (though I’m not clear from googling as to whether […]