It's Friday The 13th, Be Careful!
Friday The 13th has long been a superstition in Anglo saxon culture, and even gave birth to one of the greatest horror movie franchises of all time. Fun fact, it even has an official name- "paraskevidekatriaphobia". Like many things, it's believed to have Christian roots according to Stuart Vyse, a psychology professor at Connecticut College. Thirteen guests are believed to have attended the Last Supper, the night before Jesus was killed, And Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, is considered to have been the 13th guest.While the origin can be debated, the permeation into our culture today cannot. With that being said, we put together a list of the best Friday The 13th superstitions. And if you're not into that, enjoy "Superstition" by the great Stevie Wonder. See below:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CFuCYNx-1gCutting your nails on Friday the 13th brings you very bad luck.Opening an umbrella inside will bring you bad luck.Breaking a mirror will bring you 7 years of bad luck.If you change your bed on Friday the 13th, you will have bad dreams all night.If you leave the calendar on Friday the 13th, a witch will kill you the next day.Consulting an astrologer on Friday the 13th is a very bad idea.If you were born on Friday the 13th, your entire life will be plagued by bad luck.Starting a business on Friday will result in a disaster.Ships setting sail on Friday the 13th will encounter disaster.If you cut your hair on Friday the 13th, it results in the death of a family member.If you pass a funeral procession on Friday the 13th, you will die the next day.