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Jul. 11th, 2006

12:06 am - Weighty matters

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Date:July 11th, 2006 09:35 am (UTC)
I think that people are generally lazy with regards to language, and "-phobia" is an easy shorthand for "dislike of/aversion to".

As for the unfitness thing, I know that for cardiovascular risk factors it is much better to be overweight and fit and active than at your nominal weight and sedentary. Quite how common the first case is, I don't know.
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