I just saw someone use “chemophobia” now.  Bury me.

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  • Calum P Cameron

    I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised.

    I guess that one’s at least CLOSER to being justifiable. The phenomenon that it’s describing IS an irrational fear of chemicals as a concept.

    But, yeah, it’s still an irrational fear born of ignorance rather than illness (probably). Technically the etymology checks out OK, but the conflation of disparate categories by word usage is still way uncool.

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