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    Fast Facts: Dec. 8

    The average American develops his or her first phobia at age 13.

    The most common phobia in the world: odynophobia, the fear of pain.

    The most common fear in the United States; arachnophobia, fear of spiders.

    Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of having peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth.

    Fear of law suits: liticaphobia.

    Fear of clowns: coulrophobia.

    What a suriphobe? Someone who’s afraid of mice.

    An anemophobic person is someone whos afraid of high winds.

    Fear of slime: myxophobia.

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