Why?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by seismic wonder2, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
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    Why are there 5 syllables in the word "monosyllabic"?
     
  2. chook pen jen

    chook pen jen Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

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    o_O Never reallized that! Creepy...
     
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Prolly ou of the same reason you park on the driveway and drive on the parkway, makes no sense.
     
  5. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    It's against the the law to swim on dry land in Santa Ana, CA.
     
  7. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    Same reason Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

    Now, say it with me. -takes a deep breath- Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. -exhales- Whew!
     
  8. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia isn't as awesome as Anatidaephobia - the fear that somehow, somewhere, a duck is watching you. [​IMG]
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens LOL if anyone on BYC has Alektorophobia i suggest you leave immediately!
     
  10. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    No why wouldn't that be "duckophobia" and "chickophobia"? What the heck is an "alektoro" or an "anatidae" anyway?

    Fear of logical words?
     

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