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Friday the 13th

FRIDAY THE 13th….Is there a reason to fear it!

Reading about superstitions and ancient beliefs can generate a range of emotions from hilarity, to disbelief, to utter shock. Wikipedia reports that “The superstition surrounding Friday the 13th is referred to as friggatriskaidekaphobia (Frigga being the name of the Norse goddess for whom “Friday” is named and triskaidekaphobia meaning fear of the number thirteen).” According to folklorists there is no written evidence for a “Friday the 13th” superstition before the 19th century. One theory states that it is a modern...
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