8% of Americans Are Afraid of the Dark . . . and 2% Are Afraid of Dirt

The next time you’re supposed to help pull weeds, you can claim that you’ve developed a deeply rooted fear of . . . DIRT.

A new survey on PHOBIAS asked people about what fears they have . . . how intense they are . . . and how irrational and invasive they seem.  They asked about more than 30 phobias . . . and 83% of people had at least one.

There’s common stuff like:  30% said they are afraid of snakes . . . 28% are scared of heights . . . 24% said spiders . . . 23% have a fear of public speaking . . . and 21% are afraid of disease.

On the flip-side, there was some strange stuff:  6% said they have a fear of dogs, which is understandable.  Some are big and aggressive.  But 3% said they’re afraid of cats.  Another 3% said they’re scared of animals in general.

3% said they have a fear of bright lights . . . 2% have a FOOT phobia . . . and another 2% are deathly afraid of DIRT.  (???)  6% are afraid of the dark . . . and 16% claim they don’t have any fears.  So they’re literally FEARLESS.

When asked for the intensity . . . out of all the fears, the people afraid of snakes were the most crazy about it.  Fear of flying was the next most intense . . . followed fear of fire, cats, and fear of “large bodies of water.” 


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You’ve probably gone through a check-out line and thought, “They’re totally going to judge me for this.”  Maybe you’re a young woman buying 10 frozen pizzas . . . (for a PARTY) . . . or a middle-aged guy purchasing a BTS album at a hip, indie record store. Of course, most of the time the cashiers…

Remember The Shreveport “Bayou Billionaires?”

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IMDB said about the show: The Dowdens are a typical, hardworking and close-knit family of modest means living in Shreveport, La. After discovering their home sits on the fourth largest deposit of natural gas in the U.S., the Dowdens struck it rich and are now ready to experience the finer things that life has to…