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- n. Common misspelling of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia.
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When I saw that word, immediately I became hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.
Barnacle Boy tells her solemnly that she must suffer from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, a long word for the fear of long words.
I was trying to signify that there should only be one p, not two. hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia looks awfully similar to
My dad's a professor and he always says "failure" instead of "fail" but it makes everything sound a lot more harsh because it's a noun as well. were you downvoted because someone didn't realize that hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of really, really long words?
-- proof that he does not suffer from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, the fear of long words.
- proof that he does not suffer from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, the fear of long words.