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Spooky Tales For Friday the 13th

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Buckle up, ladies and gents, it’s going to be Friday the 13th.

“If you’re superstitious, you should probably sleep through as much of tomorrow as you can – because it’s Friday 13th. Legend has it that Friday 13th is the unluckiest day in the calendar.

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The fear of Friday 13th even has a name – friggatriskaidekaphobia, which combines a fear of Fridays with the perception that number 13 is seriously unlucky. Some say it’s comes from the Bible. For example, Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus, was described as “the 13th guest” at the Last Supper.

Also, events including the great flood during the time of Noah, Eve tempting Adam with the forbidden fruit and Jesus’ death all apparently happened on Fridays.”

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