>Put That One In Your DSM-IV

14 Apr

>Anarachnophobia: an obsessive, morbid fear of the lack of spiders.

Not to be confused with “Anoraknophobia,” which is the title of some album. And/or the fear of anoraks.

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5 Responses to “>Put That One In Your DSM-IV”

  1. Drang 14 April 2011 at 8:20 am #

    >I don't understand what this has to do with a Distinguished Service Medal…

  2. Roberta X 14 April 2011 at 5:08 pm #

    >DSM-IV. I go feex.

  3. LabRat 15 April 2011 at 12:46 am #

    >I spent a few happy moments simply trying to figure out how to pronounce that.

  4. Joseph 15 April 2011 at 3:53 am #

    >I am arachnophobic to a degree, but they actually listed a LACK of a fear of spiders as an actual illness? Who wrote this, the U.S. Congress??

  5. Anonymous 15 April 2011 at 6:19 am #

    >No, no, Joseph, it;s the fear of not having spiders, not the lack of a fear of spiders. And it's not in the DSM-IV. Not yeat, anyway.

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