[ExI] aside: xenophobia

spike spike66 at att.net
Thu Oct 29 01:48:20 UTC 2015

>... On Behalf Of Keith Henson

>...We can see two behaviors in chimps (xenophobia always on for the males)
and bonobos, (xenophobia off).  ...

Who the heck came up with the name xenophobia?  And why is spelled that way?
And what would we do if a psychiatric patient developed a specific fear of
element 54?  The obvious name has already been used for something that has
nothing to do with xenon.

Oy, we sat here and did nothing as the English language became screwed up
beyond recognition.


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