Did you know?

  • fear of being without your phone is called nomophobia
  • if you hear your phone ringing even when it isn’t, it is called ringxiety, fauxcellarm, phantom vibration syndrome, phantom ringing syndrome, phonetom
  • preferring to interact by phone rather than face to face is called phubbing

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  1. It’s funny they would choose “nomophobia” as a term. “Nomos” in greek means “law”, “phobia” of course is a greek word, so this term translates “fear of the Law”, you can imagine how silly this would sound to a Greek.

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