elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,
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It's still Tuesday in my head

First off, I'm so sorry for missing last week. Next, I'm sorry for almost missing this week. I'll do my best to prevent it from happening again.

cremnophobia I can only guess how to say this.

Noun
A morbid dread of precipices or steep places.

http://dictionary.oed.com/cgi/entry/50053697?query_type=word&queryword=craggy&first=1&max_to_show=10&single=1&sort_type=alpha
http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?query=cremnophobia&action=Search+OMD

Despite the troop leader's insistant claims that the "climb" up the mountain would be nothing more than a mild uphill walk, Henry refused to join the rest of the Boy Scouts on their exploration hike due to his gut-clenching cremnophobia.


I remember having to to on hikes in Girl Scouts. Those "mountains" really were just big hills. No climbing whatsoever. What a disappointment...
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