Friday, September 13, 2013

September 13th: Friday the 13th

Paraskevidekatriaphobia: the fear of Friday the 13th.

I've always been a fan of Friday the 13th but I know many who are not. I honor of the day I thought I'd share this excellent article by David Emery, Why Friday the 13th is Unlucky: Paraskevidekatriaphobia: Friday the 13th Origins, History, and Folklore. 

http://urbanlegends.about.com/cs/historical/a/friday_the_13th.htm




References:

 http://www.macmillandictionary.com/us/buzzword/entries/paraskevidekatriaphobia.html


http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/12/221769298/frightened-by-friday-the-13th-say-paraskevidekatriaphobia

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