Friday the 13th

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Friday the 13th

regarded as unlucky day. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
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Across the globe, there will be a noticeable drop in travellers boarding aircraft today and millions worldwide will not even set foot outside their homes because they are suffering from friggatriskaidekaphobia (that''ll get you 44 points in Scrabble) - the medical term for a fear of Friday the 13th.
A FEAR of Friday 13 is called friggatriskaidekaphobia and is more common than most people think.
Friggatriskaidekaphobia * aside, Friday August 13 2010 confirmed good news from the economy of the European Union, which reported second-quarter growth of one per cent, buoyed mainly by a strong performance by Germany.