Friday, August 13, 2010

It's Friday the 13th!

Should there be a cause for worry?

13 Interesting Facts

1. Belief that the number 13 is unlucky is the most common Western superstition.

2. Every month has a 13th but no single year has more than three Friday the 13th's and on average there are two.

3. Months with a Friday the 13th always begin on a Sunday.

4. It is from the Norse goddess Frigg, or Freyja, that we get Frigg's Day, or Freyja's Day which became the English Friday.

5. Women drivers have a 64% increased chance of death when driving on Friday the 13th.

6. According to at least one interpretation of the Mayan calendar the world will end on or in the Gregorian calendar, Friday, October 13, 4772.

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