Are you afraid of snakes? The number 13? You're not alone. Many people have phobias. Actor Billy Bob Thornton is famously phobic of antique furniture. See how much you know about phobias -- if you don't have atychiphobia (fear of failure), of course.
Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.
Phasmophobia is the fear of ghosts. Ooooooooooo.
Ichthyophobia is the fear of fish.
Phobophobia is the phobia of phobias, which may be the worst vicious circle we can imagine.
Gephyrophobia, the fear of crossing bridges, likely makes life difficult for people who live on an island.
Spargarophobia is the fear of asparagus. Perhaps it's because it makes your pee smell funny.
Ophthalmophobia is the fear of being stared at. Maybe that's actually why so many celebrities won't allow underlings to make eye contact with them.
Coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, keeps many an adult and child awake at night. To quote Bart Simpson, "Can't sleep. Clown will eat me."
Clinophobia is the fear of going to bed.
We can't believe how perfect it is either, but phartophobia is the fear of passing gas.
People with rhytiphobia have a phobia of wrinkles.
Syngenesophobia is the fear of relatives, which makes for a very lonely Thanksgiving.
Fear of the number 13, or triskaidekaphobia, is probably based on the fact that 13 is thought to be an unlucky number.
People with papaphobia are afraid of the Pope. We're sure he forgives them.
Methyphobia is the fear of alcohol.
Kathisophobia is the rare phobia of sitting down.
Ergophobia, the fear of work, is something we can probably all relate to.
Taurophobia is a fear of bulls.
Heterophobia is fear of the opposite sex.
Believe it or not, some people have a phobia about knees - called genuphobia.