Author Topic: Coulrophobia  (Read 714 times)

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Offline Алексей Гринь

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on: August 31, 2012, 19:35
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The term is of recent origin, probably dating from the 1980s, and according to one analyst, "has been coined more on the Internet than in printed form because it does not appear in any previously published, psychiatric, unabridged, or abridged dictionary."

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Author Michael Quinion suggests that the prefix "coulro-" derives from the Greek kolobathristes, meaning "stilt-walker". The Oxford Dictionary of English alternatively suggests that it derives from kolobatheron, meaning "stilt".

Может есть какие-то другие идеи?
肏! Τίς πέπορδε;

 

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