the worthless word for the day is: hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
on 6/6/06, Tom Kuffel wrote:
I thought you'd be using hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.
[fr. Gk hexa^kosioi-, six hundred + hexekonta-, sixty +
hexa-, six + -phobia]
fear of the number six-hundred and sixty-six
and, hexakosioihexekontahexaphobiac, one who so fears
"So far, few seem to be suffering from hexakosioihexekonta-
hexaphobia - an intense aversion to the numerical sequence
666." - L. A. Daily News, June 07, 2006
"64. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobiacs is the term for
people who fear the number 666."
- BBC News Magazine Monitor,
100 things we didn't know last year, 28 Dec. 2006
this week: cleaning out the mailbox