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From: "Joe Eull" 
Subject: Re: (urth) lost in the big words
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 01:11:42 -0500

From: "Michael Andre-Driussi" >

> "Algophilist" is not "ghoul-lover," nor does it function as a synonym for
> "necrophiliac" as you suggest.
> "Algo-" here means "pain"; an "algophobic" is one who morbidly fears pain.
> By changing the "-phobia" part into its commonly known opposite,
> we get a word meaning "lover of pain."

Mantis your corrections are both painful and purifying. Of course, you're
right. I've been going with the definition of "algolphilist" all this time.
Probably a result of having the word in mind and looking it up later in a



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