I'd actually never thought about how unclear that word is - "arachnophobia" does mean a fear of arachnids, not just spiders. Personally, I am afraid of ticks, and I'm sure I'd be afraid of a big scorpion or spider, but generally it's just ticks. I'm not sure if that makes me arachnophobic.
Originally Posted by Omni
But if I killed a big spider and tons of baby ones scattered, that'd freak me the fuck out.
Originally Posted by jsmak84