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Phobia Challenge: M

Today’s letter is ‘M’ and boy, is the list lengthy!ย 

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Macrophobia – Fear of long waits

Mageirocophobia – Fear of cooking

Maniaphobia – Fear of insanity/becoming insane

Mastigophobia – Fear of punishment

Mechanophobia – Fear of machines

Megalophobia – Fear of large objects

Melanophobia – Fear of the color black

Melissophobia – Fear of bees

Melophobia – Fear of music

Meningitophobia – Fear of brain disease

Metrophobia – Fear of hatred of poetry

Metallophobia – Fear of metal objects

Metathesiophobia – Fear of changes

Methyphobia – Fear of alcohol

Microphobia – Fear of small things

Misophobia – Fear of being contaminated with dirt/germs

Mnemophobia – Fear of memories

Monophobia – Fear of being alone/solitude

Motorphobia – Fear of automobiles

Mottophobia – Fear of moths

Murophobia/Musophobia – Fear of mice

Myctophobia – Fear of darkness

Myrmecophobia – Fear of ants

Mythophobia – Fear of myths/accusations/false statements

Myxophobia – Fear of slime

Books & Reviews ๐Ÿ“š

50 Foods #14: Kimchi

Origin:ย Korea
Date:ย 1st century CE onward
Type:ย Fermented vegetables

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made of vegetables (notably napa cabbage and Korean radishes) with a variety of seasonings (garlic, ginger, chili pepper, scallions,ย andย jeotgal).ย 

Would I eat it?:ย Hmm… I don’t think so, but here’s a video on how to make kimchi: