Why People Think Friday the 13th Is Unlucky
Being wary of Friday the 13th is much more than a quaint superstition observed by a few uneducated people in distant, unreachable towns and hamlets. In the United States alone, it is estimated that be...
Triskaidekaphobia
Triskaidekaphobia (from Greek tris meaning "3", kai meaning "and", deka meaning "10" and phobos meaning "fear" or "morbid fear") is fear of the number 13 and avoidance to use it; it is a superstition ...
Nelson (cricket)
Nelson is a piece of cricket slang terminology and superstition.The name, applied to team or individual scores of 111 or multiples thereof (known as double nelson, triple nelson, etc.) is thought to r...
Thirteenth floor
The thirteenth floor is a designation of a level of a multi-level building that is often omitted in countries where the number 13 is considered unlucky. Omitting the 13th floor may take a variety of f...
The Thirteen Club
In the 1880s, the Thirteen Club was created to debunk the superstition of "13 at a table" being unlucky. This belief states that when 13 people are seated together at a table, one will die within a ye...
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th, also known as Black Friday, is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday.
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Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
The Number of the Beast (Greek: Ἀριθμὸς τοῦ θηρίου, Arithmos tou Thēriou) is a term in the Book of Revelation, of the New Testament, that is associated with the Beast of Revelation in chapter 13. ...
11:11 (numerology)
Numerologists believe that events linked to the time 11:11 appear more often than can be explained by chance or coincidence. This belief is related to the concept of synchronicity. Some authors claim ...
Tetramer
A tetramer (/ˈtɛtrəmər/) (tetra-, "four" + -mer, "parts") is an oligomer formed from four monomers or protein subunits. The associated propriety is called tetramery. An example is kobophenol A, a mol...
Curse of 39
The curse of 39 refers to the belief in some parts of Afghanistan that the number 39 is cursed or a badge of shame as it is purportedly linked with prostitution.
The cause of the number's undesira...
13 (number)
13 (thirteen /θɜrˈtiːn/) is the natural number following 12 and preceding 14.In spoken English, the numbers 13 and 30 are often confused. When carefully enunciated, they differ in which syllable is st...
List of state leaders in 4
This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 4.
Four Eleven Forty Four
Four Eleven Forty Four or 4-11-44 is a phrase that has appeared repeatedly in popular music and as a reference to numbers allegedly chosen commonly by poor African Americans while gambling.
The ro...
111 (number)
111 (One hundred [and] eleven) is the natural number following 110 and preceding 112.
111 is a perfect totient number.111 is R3 or the second repunit, a number like 11, 111, or 1111 that consists ...
4 (number)
4 (four; /ˈfɔər/) is a number, numeral, and glyph. It is the natural number following 3 and preceding 5. Four is the only number that has the same number of characters as its value in the English lang...
7 (number)
7 (seven;/ˈsɛvən/) is the natural number following 6 and preceding 8.
In quaternary, 7 is the smallest prime with a composite sum of digits.
Lucky Thirteen
Lucky Thirteen or Lucky 13 may refer to:
Seventh son of a seventh son
The seventh son of a seventh son is a concept from folklore regarding special powers given to, or held by, such a son. The seventh son must come from an unbroken line with no female children born betw...
Three on a match (superstition)
Three on a match (also known as third on a match or unlucky third light) is a supposed superstition among soldiers during the Crimean War to World War I. The superstition goes that if three soldiers l...
List of highways numbered 7
The following highways are numbered 7. For roads numbered A7, see list of A7 roads.Route 7, or Highway 7, may refer to:
Tetraphobia
Tetraphobia (from Greek τετράς - tetras, "four" and φόβος - phobos, "fear") is the practice of avoiding instances of the number 4. It is a superstition most common in East Asian and Southeast Asian re...