Skip’s Lexicon: camelonasophobia

Cam’el-o-nas-o-pho’bi-a (n.) : Lit., “fear of the camel’s nose”; irrational fear of something terrible that might happen in the future if some small, seemingly harmless concession is made in the present (derived from Bedouin folklore; cf. “slippery slope”)

“Some people think gay marriage would lead to social acceptance of bestiality – but that’s just camelonasophobia.”

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