Friday the 13th: Are You Superstitious?

Will you be warding off bad luck today?

Black cats, spilled salt, ladders. Today's the day some people might get nervous about those things.

It's Friday the 13th. And while that may conjure up memories of the '80s slasher movies for you, it conjures up fear for others.

There is a genuine phobia of Friday the 13th. It's called "Friggatriskaidekaphobia."

Do you indulge in good-luck practices, or have a fear of bad-luck superstitions like Friday the 13th? Take our poll and share in the comments!

You get to fight off bad luck two more times this year. There are Friday the 13ths in April and July.

Kate Spirgen January 13, 2012 at 05:07 PM
I don't believe in any of those, but I do knock on wood every once in a while. Better safe than sorry! Anyone else have a superstition like that?
Megan Rozsa January 13, 2012 at 05:42 PM
I knock on wood all the time. Sometimes I whisper about things too, so I don't jinx it.
sally January 14, 2012 at 12:53 AM
It's bad luck to be superstitious!


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