Friday the 13th

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Friday the 13th

regarded as unlucky day. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
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The fear of Friday the 13th is known as friggatriskaidekaphobia which is also called paraskavedekatriaphobia.
The fear of Friday, the 13th has its own scientific name - paraskavedekatriaphobia, a word derived from the concatenation of the Greek words Paraskev?
PARASKAVEDEKATRIAPHOBIA is the fear of Friday the 13th.
PARASKAVEDEKATRIAPHOBIA Fear of Friday the 13th, around since the mid-19th century.
Among the more esoteric are coulrophobia (fear of clowns), paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th), consecotaleophobia (fear of chopsticks), taphophobia (fear of being buried alive), and arachibutyrophobia (fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one's mouth).
The fear of Friday, the 13th has its own scientific name - paraskavedekatriaphobia, a word derived from the concatenation of the Greek words ParaskevA- (meaning Friday), and dekatreA-s (meaning thirteen), attached to phobA-a (meaning fear).
PARASKAVEDEKATRIAPHOBIA e fear of Friday the 13th has only been around since the mid-19th century but, when the date comes around, economies lose millions in lost business thanks to people who won't get on a plane, sign up to something, or even leave the house.
I'll wager he couldn't get his tongue around this, paraskavedekatriaphobia.