Experts have recently announced that there is to be a mass influx of spiders in British homes and gardens this autumn. Kate and Rebecca discuss their attitude to them and hear from a speaker at London Zoo who cures people of arachnophobia - fear of spiders.
This week's question: How many known spider species are
there in the world today? Is it:
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a fear or phobia of spiders
someone who is scared of spiders
- mass influx
the arrival of something in large numbers
neither too hot nor too cold
- going cold turkey
an expression to describe the action of stopping something suddenly and completely, for example smoking or drinking alcohol
a mental state like sleep in which a person's thought can be influenced by something else