7 Funniest Phobias That Would Make You Feel Better About Yourself
You’re an awesome person. Don’t believe me? You really are cause’ I believe you probably don’t have the strangest phobias that many people actually have. The lives of these people are crippled by these fears. While the fear is taking a toll on them, you’re going to laugh it out loud, reading about them.
Arachibutyrophobia : Fear of Peanut Butter sticking to your palate
Peanut butter would probably be the worst nightmare for a person having arachibutyrophobia. As unimaginable as it seems, this phobia really does exist in which the person seriously fears that the peanut butter would stick to the roof of his/her mouth. The phobia was first mentioned in the comic strip Peanut.
Anatidaephobia : Fear of being watched or stalked by a duck
Quack Quack! The adorable sound may not be “adorable” at all for some people. There’s a really strange phobia known as Anatidaephobia which is fear of being watched or stalked by a duck. The person is constantly worried that a duck might be watching him/her from somewhere secretly.
Luposlipaphobia: Fear of being chased by Timberwolves while wearing socks on a newly waxed kitchen floor
This is going to be difficult to believe. There’s a kind of phobia where people actually fear to be chased by Timberwolves around a kitchen’s table when the person’s wearing socks on a newly waxed floor. The phobia became popular after being mentioned in the comic strip Far Side.
Geliophobia: Fear of Laughter
Human’s fears can really go to unimaginable extents. There are many people who actually are scared of laughter. They can’t bear the fact of thinking and seeing anyone or oneself laughing. This is known as geliophobia. God! How can someone be scared of those popping giggles? They were supposed to be good, weren’t they?
Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables
Go Green probably isn’t the best idea for people having lachanophobia. This is really a bizarre phobia where the person is scared of vegetable. Yes! You read it completely right. Vegetables have also become subject of terror for many people. May be animals and human beings have become quite mainstream subjects, so vegetables got a spot too.
Pteronophobia – fear of being tickled by feathers
Feathers are soft. Feathers are smooth. But, feathers can be scary as hell to some people who might have Pteronophobia. This is another fear of getting ticked by feathers. What’s funny is the person is constantly thinking and worried that someone might just come and tickle him/her using feathers from behind. Ah! As I’ve known, people aren’t that free to go around ticking people with feathers.
Papyrophobia: Fear of Paper
It must be a painful experience for anyone fearing paper. Just imagine a person fleeing away upon a sight of a paper. Anyone fearing a clean sheet of paper, crumbled papers or tearing of paper might have a specific phobia known as Papyrophobia. You probably can’t play rock-paper-scissors with a papyrophobic friend.