The Ironic Fear: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

This is known as Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia that term refers to the mere dread of long words. The word is composed of 36 letters and was first coined by the first-century BCE Roman poet, Horace, to deride writers who had an irrational tendency of including many letter in their words. Naming this unique method how we know it was the American poet Aimee Nezheukumatathil who came up with the term as recently as in 2000. :oops:🤯
 
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