pogonophobia

Heard this word while listening to BBC Global News podcast:

pogonophobiapo·go·no·pho·bi·a — n.

1. The fear of beards. 


From dictionary.com
Main Entry: pogonophobia
Part of Speech: n
Definition: a fear of beards
Etymology: pogonic ‘pertaining to beards’ 

The news story was public opinion on news reporters who have beards appearing on television.

In this sketch, the girl is reunited with her high school love after so many years only to find him with a beard! And she, unbeknownst to her high school love, has pogonophobia.
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