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Word of the Day – Acarophobia

Reading Time: 1 minute  Ever get the creepy-crawlies (not to be confused with the heeby-jeebies) when you see a bunch of bugs squiggling and squirming around? I believe everybody just answered yes. That could be today’s word of the day: acarophobia verb: 1. An extreme fear of small insects. 2.

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Word of the Day – Foibles

Reading Time: 1 minute  Today’s word of the day is one of my favourite words out there, and I try to drop it into my literature as often as possible. In my opinion, it has gone out of fashion before its time. Enjoy! foibles n. :  Minor weaknesses or eccentricities