A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

Recent entries:
“Water is the grown-up drink” (3/7)
Entry in progress—BP (3/7)
“Why are lawyers like nuclear weapons?” (lawyer joke) (3/7)
“This salad tastes like I’d rather be fat” (3/7)
Entry in progress—BP (3/7)
More new entries...

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Entry from August 19, 2020
Arachibutyrophobia (fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth)

"Arachibutyrophobia”—from arachis (“peanut”) + butyro- (“butter”) +‎ -phobia—is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth. The word was printed in the Sunday News (New York, NY) on August 27, 1972.


Wiktionary: arachibutyrophobia
Etymology
From Latin arachis (“peanut”) + butyro- (“butter”) +‎ -phobia.
Pronunciation
. Rhymes: -əʊbiə
Noun
arachibutyrophobia
(uncountable)
1. (humorous, rare) Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth.

Newspapers.com
27 August 1972, Sunday News (New York, NY), “They Want to Know,” pg. 12C, col. 3:
4. What is the name of the fear of getting peanut butter getting stuck in the roof of your mouth?
Newspapers.com
Pg. C13, col. 1 ("Answers"):
4. ARACHIBUTYROPHOBIA, but a name like that could get stuck worse than peanut butter.

Newspapers.com
11 January 1976, The Sun (Baltimore, MD), “You could look it up,” pg. D7, col. 6:
And Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

Newspapers.com
10 February 1976, The Journal-News (Hamilton, OH), “Got a minute?” by Bill McDulin, pg. 13, col. 6:
And some of you, I’m certain, will never, ever, read GAM, again, after you learn that it’s written by a fella who suffers from arachibutyrophobia!

Urban Dictionary
Arachibutyrophobia
The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Eating a peanut butter sandwich is challenging for people with aracibutyrophobia.
by Zack Green September 05, 2004

OCLC WorldCat record
Jack the arachibutyrophobiac
Author: Pamela Lillian Valemont; Abby Farmer; Clare Gleeson
Publisher: North Tamborine, Qld. : Pamela Lillian Valemont, ©2005.
Edition/Format: Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
Summary:
This is a story about Jack, who develops arachibutyrophobia: a fear of eating peanut butter, after a glob of it gets stuck to the roof of his mouth one day. A Rhesus monkey comes to his aid, and helps him get over his arachibutyrophobia.

YouTube
How To Say Arachibutyrophobia
Dec 14, 2017
Emma Saying
Learn how to say Arachibutyrophobia with EmmaSaying free pronunciation tutorials.
Definition and meaning can be found here:
https://www.google.com/search?q=define+Arachibutyrophobia

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, August 19, 2020 • Permalink