Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. Are you afraid of the number 13?
So if you’re still not convinced this date lives up to the hype, think about this for a while: In a study done by the British Medical Journal of 1993 it was found that while more people opt to stay home rather than drive on this dreadful day, there are still more automobile and transportion accidents on Friday the 13th.
How many elevators allow you to exit on the non-existing 13th floor? Most ships do not have 13th deck.
Apollo 13 is the only unsuccessful moon mission. An oxygen tank exploded and the survival of the astronauts on board was touch and go for several days. Luckily, they did all come home safely in the end, but no moon landing.
Do you know the old superstition that says if you have 13 letters in your name, you’re bound to have the devil’s luck? Don’t believe it? Can you spell Charles Manson, Jack the Ripper, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo?
There were 13 people at the Last Supper. It is said that Judas Iscariot, the one who betrayed Jesus, was the 13th man to take his place at the table.
According to Catholic belief, one of the most significant events in their religion is the crucifixion of Jesus Christ which took place on Friday the 13th.
Well, we could go on with all of this bad luck talk. Now, on the lucky side, think of the bakers dozen! If you visit Totally Kids fun furniture on Friday the 13th, make it your lucky day. Tell them that the Black Kat said that you can take 13% OFF anything & everything in the showroom and online.