She cringed at the sight of it, almost breaking down in tears. Wow, I thought what’s her problem?
“She soooo has hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia”. i looked at my friend like she was insane,”Say what?” i asked.”Fear of long words,” she said knowingly. Sam always did have a better vocabulary. Figures, I thought, only she would know of the word, what was it again?
I walked over to the frightened girl, looking down at the paper that was laying on her messy desk.On the paper was the comment “Rachel, I think you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, it’s okay, lot’s of people are.”. It was a note from the teacher. I guess she was right.
But, I thought how do you come up with a word like that?
Probably some really smart person, I thought.
“It’s okay,” I asured Rachel.
Wow, I think that word has made me