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Portmouth Woman Has Morbid Fear Of Vegetables

by | 9th, November 2009

vegetable-fear VICKI Larrieux has been diagnosed with a morbid fear of vegetables. (Morbid is a popular word in the dieticians’ community, and if people can be morbidly obese they can surely be morbidly slim and so on.)

As the Telegraph says, Larrieux, a 22-year-old student from Portsmouth, eats only meat, potatoes, cereals and an occasional apple but refuses even a single slice of carrot on her dinner plate ”.

All this is positioned beneath the headline:

“Woman diagnosed with fear of vegetables”

Only she eats potatoes. Is a potato a vegetable? No, says the Daily Telegraph . Yes, says pretty much everyone else.

Says she:

“I have always had an irrational fear of vegetables even as a child I used to properly freak out if some carrots or a few peas were on my plate.”

Mums, listen up. Your child

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