According to our friends over at Wikipedia, paraskavedekatriaphobia is “The fear of Friday the 13th , a specialized form of triskaidekaphobia, a phobia (fear) of the number thirteen.”
I didn’t even really realize it till this afternoon, but today is the dreaded Friday the 13th. I have to say though that at least so far nothing crappy has happened to me.
In fact as I think back a bit I can’t really remember the last time something bad happened on a Friday the 13th…it actually seems to me that I have had pretty good luck on this day for some reason, although I can’t really remember any specific events at all.
For more information on the legend and lore of Friday the 13th, such as the factoid that heavy metal band Black Sabbath’s first, self-titled album was released in the UK on Friday the 13th, February 1970, visit the fine folks at wikipedia at this link Friday the 13th according to Wikipedia.
Also I would like to hear any of your stories about Friday the 13th so leave your thoughts in the comments section. I want to hear it all. The good, bad, scary and even the funny.