Friday the 13th …. Does it make you nervous ?
So today is friday the 13th , are you superstitious ?
Fear of Friday the 13th is known as “ Triskaidekaphobia ” or ” Paraskavedekatriaphobia ”
According to a survey about 8 % of Americans fear Friday the 13th ! Personally it doesnt bother me, but I wont tempt fate by running under ladders, breaking mirrors or chasing black cats….does that make me a tad superstitious ?
One thing I WILL do is …. If I see a penny “heads up” I will always pick it up, hoping for “good” luck, but yes I’ll always grab the “heads up” penny … do you do that ?
So are you superstitious ? Are you more so on a Friday the 13th ?
Here’s some Friday the 13th facts:
The success of the “Friday the 13th” horror movie franchise has placed the day in the national spotlight. From 1980 to 2009, the franchise has produced 12 movies to date.