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Friday the 13th Facts

Chaucer (and Others) on Friday the 13th

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 09.12.2012 | Weird News
Meg Waite Clayton

The explanation for 13 being an unlucky number seems to have to do with it being one beyond the perfect 12: hours on the clock, months of the year, apostles of Christ.... Others seem to think it may have something to do with Judas being the 13th -- and last -- to sit at the table.

What Science Says About Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Posted 07.13.2012 | Science

By: Remy Melina Published: 07/13/2012 09:01 AM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries The number 13 is synonymous with bad luck. It's considered unlucky to...

What Science Says About Friday The !3th

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 04/13/2012 08:59 AM EDT on LiveScience Does Friday the 13th freak you out? If so, hold on to your rabbit's foo...

13 Intriguing Friday the 13th Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

The fear of Friday is skeviphobia, the fear of the number 13 is triskaidekaphobia, and the fear of Friday the 13th is paraskevidekatriaphobia (aka friggatriskaidekaphobia).