20 Phobias You Might Be Surprised Exist

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Mageirocophobia
> Definition: Fear of cooking

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Octophobia
> Definition: Fear of the figure 8

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Papyrophobia
> Definition: Fear of paper

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Phobophobia
> Definition: Fear of fear

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Podophobia
> Definition: Fear of feet

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