It’s a safe bet that of the numerous manias running amok in the English language all ye lascivious schmucks have only heard of Nymphomania. 😉
But there are lots of other ‘manias‘ out there.
Here’s a short list of some manias you probably won’t recognize:
* Bruxomania – Practice of grinding one’s teeth.
* Oniomania – Uncontrollable urge to buy things.
* Empleomania – Obsession to hold public office
* Trichotillomania – Insane desire to pluck one’s hair
* Arithmomania – Fixation with numbers
And now for our favorite mania:
* Peotillomania – Nervous disorder characterized by constant pulling on the penis.