Thursday, October 25, 2012

Day 25...What is there to fear?


Hello my spooky friends to day 25 of the Halloween countdown. We are almost there and no time to waste.

  “Fear of the Name increases fear of the thing its self.” 
― J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Halloween is all about the fear factor. Don't you agree?
I mean come on! There is the dark, spooks, spider webs, clowns...all sorts of things.

Do you know some common phobias that can be associated with Halloween and what the fears are? No? Well let me tell you some.

Necrophobia-fear of dead things (there is no term for fear of skeletons)
Arachnophobia-fear of spiders
Musophobia-fear of mice/rats
Achluophobia-fear of the dark
Keriophobia-fear of candles
Maskaphobia-fear of mask
Coulrophobia-fear of clowns
Hemophobia-fear of blood
Tetraphobia-fear of monsters
Sanguivoriphobia-fear of vampires
Kinemortophobia-fear of zombies
Lycanthrophobia-fear of werewolves/wolves
Wiccaphobia-fear of witches
Formidophobia-fear of scarecrows
Pedophobia-fear of children
Domatophobia-fear of haunted houses
Cucurbitophobia-fear of pumpkins
Xenophobia-fear of strangers
Samhainphobia-fear of Halloween

There is no known phobia for fear of candy so, I guess we are good there!

Do you have any of these fears or a different fear? Tell me about them in comments.

~Naila Moon

3 comments:

  1. Girl you amaze me with all this stuff. I cannot wait to see what you're going to have on Monday! You did see the theme for Monday's Music Haunts Me didn't you? Too cool! I know you're gonna have some great stuff!

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  2. Oh My!!! Is there anything that no one is afraid of?...Fear of candy could be Wonkaphobia :D XXX

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  3. HEY YOU MISSED THREE DAYS IN A ROLL! :( KNOCK KNOCK ANYBODY HOME!

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