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Friday the 13th Origin

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.

Why Friday The 13th Is Superstitious

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.13.2012 | Weird News

It's Friday the 13th! The superstition-laden phenomenon occurs at least once every year, but in 2010 and 2011, there was only one Friday the 13th. ...

It's Friday The 13th! 13 Weird Superstitions

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

Today is Friday, May 13, 2011 -- the only Friday the 13th of 2011. Friday the 13th happens at least once a year due to the modern calendar. Like la...